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The industry has welcomed the “certainty” of a majority Conservative government.
Conservatives win landslide electionSubscription
Boris Johnson won last night’s election with 43.6% of UK votes.
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.
Conservatives pledge business rates reliefSubscription
The Conservative party has promised to reduce the “overall burden” of business rates at its first budget review, if they win the upcoming election next month.
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 industry sources hope a snap general election would create “some certainty for UK businesses”, as ongoing political manoeuvring delays Brexit and continues to distract from wider market concerns.
Prime minister Boris Johnson said he will give MPs more time to debate his Brexit deal if they agree to a 12 December general election.
Towns overlooked for the Future High Streets Fund have called the selection process “naked political electioneering” on the part of the government.
The Future High Streets Fund has sidestepped the UK’s high streets in most need of investment, in favour of those in more marginal parliamentary constituencies.
The Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce (GBCC) and property services firm Colliers International have called for new prime minister Boris Johnson to make tackling the business rates “crisis” a top priority.