AVA reminder on new Restart Grants

AVA reminder on new Restart Grants

The Automatic Vending Association has sent out a reminder about new government grant funding to support businesses in England. This is in addition to the £425 million added to the Additional Restrictions Grants scheme, effective from 1 April. Businesses in England in...
BofE update on withdrawal of old £20 and £50

BofE update on withdrawal of old £20 and £50

The Bank of England has released details of timings for the withdrawal of the old paper £20 and £50 notes. The impact Covid-19 on the £20 paper and polymer transition means there is a larger volume of paper £20s circulating than initially expected at this time.  The...
AVA members prioritise legislation, lobbying and learning

AVA members prioritise legislation, lobbying and learning

AVA chief executive David Llewellyn The Automatic Vending Association (AVA) has released the results from its annual member survey this month, highlighting widespread industry support for continued remote collaboration to deliver positive change. The survey, which...
EVA launches ambitious manifesto

EVA launches ambitious manifesto

President of EVA, Paolo Ghidotti With over 100 participants, EVA’s webinar on 15 March saw the official launch of its manifesto which introduced the industry, its challenges, and its calls for action for the current parliamentary term. The event heard from a diverse...
AVA members prioritise legislation, lobbying and learning

AVA calls for support as 2021 budget announced

AVA chief executive David Llewellyn The Automatic Vending Association (AVA) has called on local authorities and local members of parliament to support the ‘vital vending industry’ as Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak, announced up to £18,000 in grants for...