Tag: business rates

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...

Shopping baskets
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Rates hikes ‘holding back’ retail industry

Business rates in Scotland are set to increase from Friday (1st April), as the main poundage rate rises...

Woman shopping
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SRC seeks rates reform as retail sales fall

The value of retail sales contracted in Scotland in the final quarter of 2015 and for last year...

Pound coins
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Business unites to call for rates reform

In an open letter published in The Herald newspaper today (10th November), 41 firms and business representative organisations...

Shoppers
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Change to business rates ‘missed opportunity’

The Scottish Retail Consortium has described the recent announcement by Deputy First Minister John Swinney that local authorities...

SRC policy paper cover
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Business rates reform ‘vital’ says SRC

The Scottish Retail Consortium has unveiled plans for an overhaul of business taxation, in an attempt to concentrate...

David Martin of the Scottish Retail Consortium
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Business rates ‘not fit for purpose’

As the Westminster Government announces plans to review business rates in England, the Scottish Retail Consortium has urged...

David Martin
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Call for Scottish business rates reforms

The Scottish Retail Consortium has called for the Scottish Government to act following the announcement of a review...