Tag : business rates
Shoe Zone chief executive Anthony Smith has called for the government to change the business rates system and reduce parking charges on the high street.
Industry welcomes business rates proposalSubscription
Small businesses, including shops, restaurants, hairdressers, and pubs, will have their business rates halved next year, the Queen’s Speech to Parliament revealed today.
Business rates cut by 'just' £10m from 2021Subscription
Business rates for retailers will be cut by just 0.03% from 2021 under Conservative spending plans, research by advisory firm Altus Group has found.
Drapers’ survey shows independent businesses are currently battling to survive amid high street headwinds, with more than a quarter reporting they are not profitable. It found that the survival of the independent sector will require significant action from local councils and wider government.
BRC 'welcomes' Tory business rates pledgesSubscription
The British Retail Consortium (BRC) has welcomed a promised review of the business rates system unveiled as part of the Conservative manifesto.
Conservatives pledge to help 'left-behind' towns Subscription
The Conservatives have pledged to reduce business rates for small businesses in a bid to help ‘left-behind towns’ if they win the general election.
Fashion retailers are calling for urgent action following the Treasury select committee’s report on business rate reform.
MPs condemn 'broken' business rates system Subscription
The retail industry has welcomed a new Treasury select committee report on business rates, which identifies a number of flaws in the current system.
Retailers to face £137m business rates hikeSubscription
Retailers will have to pay an extra £137m next year after it was confirmed that inflation costs will increase by 1.7% in 2020/21.
Chancellor ‘missed a trick’ on business ratesSubscription
Chancellor Sajid Javid’s debut spending review has been met with disappointment over its lack of action on business rates.