National and local policymakers need to pay close attention to the signals that revaluation is sending on the health of the urban economies of England and Wales.
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Senior Analyst Kathrin Enenkel on why the current web of business rates reliefs should be abolished.
Why a move towards annual valuations is crucial to make business rates better.
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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...
As part of his response to Coronavirus, the Chancellor announced that small businesses in retail, leisure and hospitality will be exempted from business rates this year. But how will this play out across the country?
Mayors: the run-up to 2020Business rates reform would unlock opportunities for cities
Mike Spicer is the Director of Policy at the British Chambers of Commerce. Here, he looks ahead to the government's review of business rates.
Another high street report prescribes business rates reform and again fails to recognise the real blame lies in the weak economies of many UK cities
Parts of Hammond’s plan could help cities reshape their high streets, but underlying economic weaknesses must be addressed for long-lasting change