Tag : business rates
What the fashion industry needs for 2017Subscription
As the festive hangover begins to fade and we step into the new year, here are the retail resolutions we would like to see being made and upheld for 2017.
Retailers in London’s West End area are grappling against huge rises in business rates, with over 1,400 properties facing average business rates rises of £50,000.
Property agencies are urging retailers to contact their local MPs to complain about the “car crash” business rates appeal system.
Trouva to help indies tackle business ratesSubscription
Online market place for independents Trouva has partnered with retail property firm Harper Dennis Hobbs to help tackle business rates for more than 500 high street shops across the UK.
Fashion retailers across the UK need to prepare now for the 2017 rating revaluation, which will take effect in April, says Mark Higgin, partner and head of rating at commercial property adviser Montagu Evans.
Steep business rates rise ahead for small shopsSubscription
Over 56,000 English shops will face steep tax hikes next year, according to new research.
Small businesses still waiting on rates reliefSubscription
Small businesses around the country are still waiting to receive the financial support promised to ease the burden of higher business rates.
Six shops a day vanishing from high streetsSubscription
Six shops a day have disappeared from British high streets over the past seven years, according to analysis of newly released government data.
Selfridges hit hardest by business rates hikeSubscription
The Selfridges and John Lewis stores on Oxford Street will be among the hardest hit retailers in London’s West End when the latest business rates hike takes effect in April.
Scottish retailers are being warned to ensure the rateable value placed on their properties is accurate, as the business rates appeal deadline looms.