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  • High Street shops ‘face rates shake-up’, says report

    22nd December 2015

    High Streets in the UK are set to face radical changes in the amount of money they pay in business rates in future, new research suggests. Property consultant Colliers International found 76 out of the UK’s main towns and shopping centres will see an increase in their rates bill. Some parts of London will see […]

  • Time to stop the blame game

    14th December 2015

    George osbourne in his spending review is planning to restore vigour and real accountability back into local government. By 2020 local government could be funded out of council tax, business rates and fees charged for services and the reliance on grants from central government will be drastically reduced. Councils can increase council tax by 1.9 […]

  • Storm Desmond victims to get council tax and business rates waiver

    Chancellor George Osborne has announced a £50 million fund for families and businesses affected by flooding in Cumbria and Lancashire. Residents are being told to remain vigilant as more rain is forecast on Wednesday night and heading into Thursday, bringing the potential for more disruption across Cumbria, parts of Lancashire and areas of North Yorkshire. […]

  • Business rates blocking development and jobs

    Reducing the burden of business rates could unlock £1.75bn worth of development over the next five years and almost 4,000 jobs, according to new research. A report by British Property Federation (BPF), British Council of Shopping Centres (BCSC) and British Council for Offices (BCO) estimates in the past three years alone, rising rates could have […]

  • Big change in uk stores

    13th December 2015

    High Streets in the UK are set to face radical changes in the amount of money they pay in business rates in future, new research suggests. Property consultant Colliers International found 76 out of the UK’s main towns and shopping centres will see an increase in their rates bill. Some parts of London will see […]

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