BRC Director General Helen Dickinson comments on the announcement that the Government will examine the structure of the current business rates system

LONDON, 2015-3-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Commenting on today’s announcement that the Government will examine the structure of the current business rates system Helen Dickinson, British Retail Consortium Director General, said: “We very much welcome this further announcement of a complete review of the business rates system. This is, after all, a system that […]

British Retail Consortium: September’s Retail Price Index increase reminds of the ever-increasing burden of business rates

LONDON, 2014-10-15— /EPR Retail News/ — The ONS has today announced that the Retail Price Index for September rose 2.3 per cent. This figure is normally used as the basis for calculating the next year’s increase in business rates. There is a clear consensus across British industry that more needs to be done to address […]