Budget set to grant temporary business rates relief for high street

Chancellor Rishi Sunak is expected to announce temporary relief from business rates for high-street shops at his first Budget today. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-11 06:20:53 UTC ]
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Johnson to pledge to cut business rates in bid to revive high street

The government will announce cuts to business rates in the Queen’s Speech today (19th December) in a bid to revive the high street. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-19 04:26:38 UTC ]
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BA and retailers demand business rate reform to save UK high street

The Booksellers Association has joined forces with more than 50 UK retailers to demand changes to the business rates system in a bid to save the high street.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-12 17:07:43 UTC ]
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Budget to include business rate relief package for small retailers

The Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond will use today's Budget to announce a £1.5bn package of support for the High Street, including £900m in business rate relief, according to widespread reports. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hammond pledges extra £435m business rate relief

Chancellor Philip Hammond has partially bowed to pressure from retailers to tackle “crippling” business rate hikes in April with three measures aimed at relief, equating to £435m a year cut. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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High streets to benefit from rates 'revolution'

High streets will be revitalised once local councils are allowed to keep the £26bn raised from business rates, the Chancellor George Osborne has said. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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'High Street Heroes' gear up for Small Business Saturday

Indie bookshops are gearing up to welcome shoppers with events and promotions tomorrow (6th December) to mark Small Business Saturday. The initiative is in its second year in the UK. It is supported by American Express (Amex), which will give its customers £5 back when they spend more than £10... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Artist Relief Distributes $13.5 Million in Pandemic Grants

The funding initiative, created to assist artists suffering under the pandemic, has distributed more than $13.5 million in emergency grants to more than 2,700 individuals since it was launched in April. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Sunak 'considering online sales tax and replacement for business rates'

Rishi Sunak is said to be exploring plans for an online sales tax to protect high street shops from competition from internet retailers, and plans to replace business rates.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-27 12:15:40 UTC ]
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Court Grants Temporary Restraining Order Blocking Trump’s Niece's Memoir

In a victory for President Trump, New York State Supreme Court justice Hal B. Greenwald has issued an order to show cause and a temporary restraining order blocking publication of Mary L. Trump's forthcoming tell-all, 'Too Much and Never Enough.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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BA 'concerned' by postponement of business rates revaluation

The Booksellers Association has said it is concerned by the government's decision to postpone its planned business rates revaluation. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-07 01:50:55 UTC ]
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Artist Relief Reports First Round of Emergency Grants, Survey Results

More than 55,000 applicants applied to Artist Relief to receive the first round of 200, $5,000 emergency relief grants for artists in need due to the pandemic. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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'It's time to pull together', BA urges trade to support high street bookselling

The Booksellers Association is calling on customers and the trade to rally behind retailers and support bookshops, as the coronavirus outbreak hits the high street.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-17 03:39:11 UTC ]
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BA and retailers demand business rate reform

The Booksellers Association (BA) and more than 50 major retailers are calling on the government to take the first steps towards fundamental business rates reform in the upcoming budget.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-13 22:19:15 UTC ]
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Ten HMV stores under threat of closure amid 'extortionate' business rates

HMV plans to close three stores by the end of the month as the retailer enters negotiations with landlords in 10 locations as "extortionate business rates mean that certain locations are no longer viable".  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-05 15:27:06 UTC ]
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BA concerned as Scottish Parliament considers 'retrograde' change to business rates

The Scottish Parliament is considering plans to give local authorities more control over business rates, sparking "extreme concern" from the Booksellers Association.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-16 03:18:34 UTC ]
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WH Smith to buy second US travel retailer; High Street book sales fall 5%

WH Smith has announced it is to buy US indie travel retailer Marshall Retail Group (MRG) for $400m. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-16 21:24:24 UTC ]
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Retailers must work together to save UK high street, Bird tells BA conference

Booksellers must pull together with other retailers in their community to increase footfall and save the British high street, the Booksellers Association conference heard on Sunday. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-08 23:26:25 UTC ]
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Independents optimistic despite Brexit and challenging high street environment

Brexit, environmental issues and Christmas trading are looming large in independent booksellers’ minds ahead of the annual Booksellers Association conference, which kicks off in Birmingham on Sunday. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-06 07:34:02 UTC ]
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Lambeth indie bookshop closure highlights fragility of UK high street, says BA

Independent bookshop Travelling Through has shut down following five years of trade, as Booksellers Association m.d. Meryl Halls says the closure has highlighted how "fragile our high streets are".  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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