Tag: business rates

Darren Goldney
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Unitas boss condemns Tesco’s bumper rates relief

Unitas Managing Director Darren Goldney has lashed out at the Government’s £600m award of Business Rates relief to...

rates bill
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2017 revaluation appeal disposal deadline moves back a year

The Scottish Government has announced its intention to extend the statutory deadline for disposing outstanding 2017 revaluation appeals...

Fiona Hyslop
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Coronavirus: year-long rates holiday for retailers

Economy Secretary Fiona Hyslop has outlined the actions being taken by the Scottish Government to support businesses during...

red budget box
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Budget: business rates suspended for small shops in England

Giving his first Budget speech, Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced a year-long suspension of business rates for firms in...

David Lonsdale
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Business rates at 21-year high

New figures from the Scottish Government have revealed that the business rate poundage will rise to its highest...

Scottish Parliament
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MSPs step back from brink on Business Rates

The Scottish Parliament has voted to retain the Uniform Business Rate and the Small Business Bonus. An amendment...

David Lonsdale
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Save the Uniform Business Rate, says SRC

The headway being made on rates reform is at risk if MSPs remove control over the setting of...

David Lonsdale (SRC), Stuart Mackinnon (FSB), Finance Secretary Derek Mackay and Willie Macleod (UKH)
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Don’t let councils set business rates, trade groups tell Finance Secretary

Representatives of three trade associations – the Scottish Retail Consortium, FSB Scotland and UKHospitality – met with Finance...

David Lonsdale
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SRC slams proposed regional rates amendment

Green Party MSP Andy Wightman has proposed an amendment to the Non-Domestic Rates Bill currently before the Scottish...

Nicola Sturgeon
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RVM rates relief revealed

Retailers required to accept the return of single-use drinks containers could qualify for rates relief, First Minister Nicola...