Tag: business rates

Scottish politicians
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Better policing key to tackling retail crime, say leading Scottish politicians

More robust policing is required to tackle the scourge of retail crime, five leading Scottish politicians have agreed....

Scottish Parliament
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SGF unveils its manifesto

Ahead of the Scottish Parliament elections on 6 May, SGF has published its manifesto detailing proposed solutions to...

Kate Forbes
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Rates relief extended

Retail businesses – alongside the tourist, hospitality and aviation sectors – will pay no business rates during 2021-22...

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...

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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...