Tagged: business rates

Budget set to grant temporary business rates relief for high street

Chancellor Rishi Sunak is expected to announce temporary relief from business rates for high-street shops at his first Budget today. Read more

Budget 2020: business rates to be abolished for small businesses

Business rates for the coming year will be abolished for small businesses, chancellor Rishi Sunak has revealed in his first budget.  Read more

BA and retailers demand business rate reform

The Booksellers Association (BA) and more than 50 major retailers are calling on the government to take the first steps towards fundamental business rates reform... Read more

Amazon to receive £3.2m tax rebate after business rates appeal

Amazon is set to receive a multi-million pound tax rebate following a legal row over business rates at its Rugeley warehouse.  Read more

Daunt Books Chelsea to shut down next month

Daunt Books Chelsea will cease trading next month owing to "extremely high" rent and rates.  Read more

Johnson pledges to cut business rates in bid to revive high street

The government announced cuts to business rates in the Queen’s Speech today (19th December) in a bid to revive the high street.... Read more

BA concerned as Scottish Parliament considers 'retrograde' change to business rates

The Scottish Parliament is considering plans to give local authorities more control over business rates, sparking "extreme concern" from the Booksellers Association.  Read more

BA welcomes Select Committee verdict on business rates

The Booksellers Association has welcomed the Treasury Select Committee findings into business rates which describe the current regime as a "broken system".... Read more

Rebuck calls for publishers to give evidence to business rates inquiry

Baroness Gail Rebuck, the chair of Penguin Random House UK, is urging publishers as well as booksellers to submit evidence to the Treasury Committee’s business... Read more

The Bookseller calls on trade to back business rates petition

The Bookseller is calling on readers, authors, agents, publishers and the general public to sign a petition urging the government to give bookshops the same business rate discount... Read more

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