Change can be hard. Changing something as complex as the business rates system is no exception to this - but the Dutch experience shows it is not only possible but also well worth it.
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Paul Swinney argues that high streets and city centres will adapt, as they always have done, to the challenge of Covid-19.
A look back at the first national lockdown as England begins a second one.
How dependent are cities in Britain on trade with the single market and which would be likely to be the worst affected if we were to leave without a trade deal?
City MinutesCity Minutes: How important is getting an EU trade deal to Britain’s cities?
Tom Sells on the main trading partners and export profiles of Britain's largest cities and towns.
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A 10-point plan for ensuring that a reformed business rates system puts local economic growth at its heart.
City MinutesCity Minutes: Reforming business rates
Business rates are one of the most important taxes for local government, yet our current system has come under huge scrutiny in recent years. The tax has been blamed for the struggles of...
Lahari Ramuni's round up of what's happened to footfall and spending on high streets and city centres this year.
City TalksCity Talks: Sir John Armitt on the future of UK infrastructure
Chair of the National Infrastructure Commission Sir John Armitt on the future of UK infrastructure.