Tag : business rates
Retailers hit by £186m business rates hikeSubscription
A 2.4% increase in inflation will add an additional £186.45m to retailer’s business rates bill next April.
BRC calls for business rate action in BudgetSubscription
The British Retail Consortium (BRC) has urged chancellor Philip Hammond to address the “unsustainable burden” of business rates in his autumn Budget.
Retailers welcome government hints at tax reformSubscription
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.
Minister moots business rates changesSubscription
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 launches business rates manifestoSubscription
The British Independent Retailers Association (Bira) has launched a business rates manifesto, in an attempt to shift the government’s approach to the tax.
Retail to bear brunt of business rates riseSubscription
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.
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.
BRC chief warns of 'no deal' BrexitSubscription
The chief executive of the British Retail Consortium, Helen Dickinson, has warned of the risk of a “no deal” Brexit to UK retailers.
Chancellor will review tax on digital businesses Subscription
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.
BRC calls for business rates freezeSubscription
The British Retail Consortium (BRC) has called for a two-year freeze on business rates increases to provide some relief for retailers.