Tag : business rates
Communities secretary Sajid Javid has said he is working with the chancellor to provide further support to businesses facing the steepest increases in business rates in time for the Budget.
One in every eight firms in England and Wales has been taken to court over unpaid business rates, new figures suggest – and experts warn this is likely to increase following April’s rating revaluation.
BHS liquidator seeks business rates refundSubscription
The liquidator of BHS is reportedly seeking to recover part of the business rates bill the retailer incurred before its final stores closed.
Hammond 'listening' to business rates backlash Subscription
Chancellor Philip Hammond has promised Conservative MPs that he is “listening” to a wave of concerns about the approaching revaluation of business rates.
The government’s plans to raise business rates have been hit by fresh criticism, as it is claimed businesses appealing the rates rises could face lengthy waits to have their appeals heard.
‘Dreich’ sales for Scottish retailers in JanuarySubscription
Like-for-like retail sales in Scotland fell by 3.2% in January as shoppers kept a firmer grip on their wallets after the festive period.
Retailers are abandoning prime locations in London and the south of England as they brace for the business rates revaluation to hit in April, property sources have told Drapers.
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.
New research has found 75% of international retailers would expand elsewhere rather than the UK because of a number of perceived barriers, the most significant being 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.