Hammerson is to slash rents for its retail tenants by around 30% as UK stores reopen post-Lockdown 3. UK & Ireland MD Mark Bourgeois said that “typically, we're resetting our rents to more affordable levels”.
H&M has unveiled a new initiative it said should “help open more doors and boost confidence in a job interview”. Its One/Second/Suit is a suit rental service "so anyone can make a powerful first impression”.
Northern Ireland will be allowed to catch up with the rest of the UK when non-essential retail and outdoor hospitality will reopen from 30 April. First Minister Arlene Foster told the NI Assembly it was a "landmark day”.