Bira utilises strength in numbers of thousands of independent retailers to negotiate special terms on key business outgoings like card processing, business banking, buying and many more. Questions or issues surrounding employment law, HR, health and safety, tax and VAT can be directed towards the legal advisors at Bira legal, which retailers have unlimited access to as part of the Bira legal service that’s built into the cost of membership. For employment matters there’s £50,000 indemnity cover included too. Bira work as the voice of independent retail businesses, fighting for a level playing field for the independent sector. They influence the media, change Government legislation and provide support on areas of strain like business rates, parking and staffing. Join today to access savings for your business and support their efforts to keep our UK high streets diverse.