Tag: business rates

David Lonsdale
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SRC urges more local councils to act on business rates relief

The Scottish Retail Consortium has called on more local authorities to act to reduce business rates in their...

red budget box
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SRC asks Chancellor for a shoppers’ budget

The Scottish and British Retail Consortiums are looking to the Chancellor's upcoming Budget for action to support consumer...

Monopoly board with business rates values
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Last chance to appeal rating assessments

With the September 30 appeal deadline looming large, Scottish ratepayers are being warned of the need to seek...

David Lonsdale
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2 minutes of your time: David Lonsdale

As Scotland undertakes to reform its business rates system, the Barclay Review offers key insight into how that...

Scottish Parliament
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Finance Secretary embraces rates reform

The Scottish Government will seek to implement the “vast majority” of the Barclay Review's 30 recommendations for overhauling...

Antony Begley
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When costs keep rising, something has to give

It’s a simple fact that the cost of doing business just keeps on rising in local retailing, and...

Calculator
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Coping with the rising cost of doing business

With a perfect storm of constantly rising costs and constantly falling margins, more and more retailers are finding...

busy high street
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Rates standing in the way of growth?

Fresh indicators place Scotland near the top of the ‘room for retail growth’ charts. Yet the continuing issue...

Pete Cheema
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SGF welcomes retailer-friendly budget proposals

Scottish Grocers Federation has broadly welcomed several key measures announced in the Scottish government’s draft budget for 2017-2018....

Pete Cheema
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Take c-stores out of business rates, urges SGF

The Scottish Grocers Federation has called for more small businesses – including convenience store retailers – to be...