February 26, 2018
CHANCELLOR Philip Hammond is being urged to freeze rises in commercial property tax bills in next month's spring statement after figures revealed above-inflation hikes are hitting nearly a quarter of a million business premises
February 19, 2018
The number of appeals to business rates made since a new system came in last year has crashed more than 99pc as companies struggle to navigate what experts have called an “appalling” process.
February 5, 2018
Two pubs a day have been demolished or converted to alternate use since the new business rate regime was brought in last April. According to an analysis of official government data by Altus, a property advisory group, 616 pubs have been removed from the rating list in the ten months since the tax changes.
January 29, 2018
MPs from the influential Treasury Select Committee have urged the government to rethink business rates that currently “damage the competitiveness of shop on the high street”.