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  • Oxford street 1

    Retailers hit by £186m business rates hikeSubscription

    News17 October 2018

    A 2.4% increase in inflation will add an additional £186.45m to retailer’s business rates bill next April.

  • Philip Hammond  Spring Budget

    BRC calls for business rate action in BudgetSubscription

    News17 October 2018

    The British Retail Consortium (BRC) has urged chancellor Philip Hammond to address the “unsustainable burden” of business rates in his autumn Budget.

  • high street lincoln england

    Retailers welcome government hints at tax reformSubscription

    News2 October 2018

    Retailers have welcomed signals from the government that business rates reform and an online sales tax could be on the horizon but warned against any short-term “sop” to business.

  • high street

    Minister moots business rates changesSubscription

    News1 October 2018

    Business rates could be set to change in a bid to help struggling high street retailers, business secretary Greg Clark has told the BBC.

  • Bira launch

    Bira launches business rates manifestoSubscription

    News11 September 2018

    The British Independent Retailers Association (Bira) has launched a business rates manifesto, in an attempt to shift the government’s approach to the tax.

  • rainy high street

    Retail to bear brunt of business rates riseSubscription

    News16 August 2018

    Pressure is mounting on the government to reform business rates, as new research reveals the retail sector would face a £194.2m rise in its bills next April, despite the ongoing crisis on the high street.

  • Keely cropped for web

    Editor’s Comment: Retailers fight back against tough market conditionsSubscription

    Comment6 August 2018

    It’s no secret that the market is tough. Brexit, rising rents and rates, digital evolution and changing consumer behaviours have created a challenging period for many fashion retailers.

  • helen dickinson

    BRC chief warns of 'no deal' BrexitSubscription

    News17 July 2018

    The chief executive of the British Retail Consortium, Helen Dickinson, has warned of the risk of a “no deal” Brexit to UK retailers.

  • phillip hammond

    Chancellor will review tax on digital businesses Subscription

    News6 July 2018

    The chancellor, Philip Hammond, has promised to review the way digital businesses are taxed, to offset the business rates pressures felt by bricks-and-mortar retailers.

  • high street oxford street

    BRC calls for business rates freezeSubscription

    News4 July 2018

    The British Retail Consortium (BRC) has called for a two-year freeze on business rates increases to provide some relief for retailers.

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