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Indies 'delighted' by Chancellor's business rate cut, as BA calls for more reductions

The Chancellor Philip Hammond has confirmed a tax cut to business rates of one third for all retailers in England with a rateable value of... Read more

Budget to include business rate relief package for small retailers

The Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond will use today's Budget to announce a £1.5bn package of support for the High Street, including £900m in business... Read more

Government's economic pessimism 'concerning', says PA

Chancellor Philip Hammond has announced that business rates will follow the Consumer Price Index (CPI) two years earlier than planned, providing some welcome relief to... Read more

Chancellor 'poised to reduce planned business rate rise'

Chancellor Philip Hammond could be set to scrap plans to raise business rates by 3.9% next April. Read more

Bookshops could benefit from business rates shakeup

A raft of changes announced in the budget could ease the heavy burden of business rates shouldered by independent and chain bookshops. Read more

Councils see libraries as 'easy targets' for cuts

Councils have been accused of seeing libraries as “soft options” and "easy targets" when it comes to deciding on budget cuts and run the risk... Read more

Trade absorbs Budget measures

Publishers and retailers could be affected by the introduction of a new National Living Wage, announced in Chancellor George Osborne’s summer Budget, delivered yesterday (8th... Read more

All libraries in England to get wi-fi funding

The government will provide funding to give wi-fi access to all public libraries across England, chanceller George Osborne revealed yesterday (18th March) is his pre-election... Read more

Google tax confirmed while Corporation Tax slashed to 20%

Companies like Amazon and Google which move their profits overseas  will be charged a “diverted profits tax” the Chancellor confirmed this afternoon (18th March). The... Read more

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