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  • 19 April 2021

     

    We are mobilising our members, the wider industry and other parts of the hospitality sector to promote their products to all those holidaying in the country this summer. Our campaign, The Great British Ice Cream Staycation,  is encouraging businesses of all types and sizes to get... Read more

  • Tony Federici, Marvin Benton recipient with awards
    13 April 2021

    "We are delighted that dad has been nominated for this prestigious award. He is truly the most wonderful man and father (we know we’re biased) and he has dedicated his entire life to ice cream. It’s literally in his, and now our, blood. How wonderful that we might be able to share how great he is with the world.

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  • 13 April 2021

    A massive congratulations to Jimmy Robinson, Mobiler of the Year 2021.

    “I still remember my first day out in the van how much I loved it, being my own boss, I even remember, my takings of £76, & thinking this was great. I put my heart, soul, and drive into my ice cream business.

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  • 29 July 2020

    CEO of the alliance Zelica Carr told ithat mobile vans and parlours had struggled during lockdown and many were concerned about survival. Extending the scope of the VAT policy “could make such a massive difference” to the industry.

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  • 17 July 2020

    Our Chief Executive Officer Zelica Carr has written to the Chancellor Rishi Sunak and our local MP Amanda Solloway to lobby for a reduction in VAT to include takeaway ice cream products from ice cream parlours and ice cream vans.    Members wishing to lobby their MPs email info... Read more

  • 07 July 2020

    From Saturday 4th July 2020, the Prime Minister has announced that pubs, restaurants and hairdressers will be able to reopen in England, providing they adhere to COVID-19 Secure guidelines. Scotland is looking to re-open restaurants... Read more

  • 20 May 2020

     

    Many ice-cream traders have taken steps to ensure customers’ safety, and the ICA had sent out guidance to members – reminding them that 2 metres is roughly the length of a van, asking them to use contactless payments where possible, wear protective equipment such as gloves and use cone-holders... Read more

  • 12 May 2020

    These new safety guidelines will include measures that were unlikely to be effective when the virus was so widespread, but that may now have some effect as the public increase the number of social contacts - including, for example, advising the use of face coverings in enclosed public areas such as on public transport and... Read more

  • 24 April 2020

    Local authorities are differing in the advice they are giving as to whether you are able to trade or not so it is very difficult to give blanket advice that would cover all our members. We are in contact with Public Health England and other authorities to try to improve this situation however as you can imagine they are currently very busy.... Read more

  • 17 April 2020

    Strict limits on daily life - such as requiring people to stay at home, shutting many businesses and preventing gatherings of more than two people - were introduced on 23 March, as the government tried to limit the spread of coronavirus.

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