Business rates reform should be top priority, says BRC

The British Retail Consortium has called on the government to make reforming business rates a top priority. It is believed that businesses could be faced with a 60% rate of tax by 2022 unless major alterations are made to the current business ... Read more

RICS and BRC launch new small-business retail lease

RICS has launched a new small business retail lease in an attempt to “inject fresh life into the British high street”. The lease, unveiled on 4 July to coincide with “Independents’ Day”, a celebration of independent retailing in the UK, has been ... Read more