Tag: business rates



How the Hospitality Sector is Evolving with the Consumers

How the Hospitality Sector is Evolving with the Consumers1
Posted on 31 March, 2016 by Steph Cowie under Industry News

Walking down a British high street a decade ago offered something entirely different to our shopping streets today. Traditional pubs may not have been opened throughout the day and especially not in the mornings. However, a lot of pubs have stepped up to... Read More

Could Gloucestershire Benefit from the Stamp Duty Overhaul?

Could Gloucestershire Benefit from the Stamp Duty Overhaul
Posted on 22 March, 2016 by Chris Grigorovsky under Business News, Economy, Industry News

Gloucestershire based small businesses could benefit greatly from last week's Budget, says Bruton Knowles' Commercial Partner, Angus Taylor. Mr Taylor believes that the high concentration of SMEs and startups across the county suggest there could be... Read More

Budget 2016 – Business Rates Cut and New Commercial Stamp Duty Rates

record breaking £23 billion income forecast
Posted on 16 March, 2016 by Chris Grigorovsky under Business News, Economy, Industry News

George Osborne has announced that from April 2017, business rates will be getting a substantial cut, which is set to benefit small businesses going forward. The current system sees 100% relief given only to businesses that occupy property such as a... Read More

Fears that Councils will Waste £26bn Business Rates Handover

Fears that Councils will Waste £26bn Business Rates Handover
Posted on 9 March, 2016 by Chris Grigorovsky under Business News, Economy

New research has emerged, revealing that George Osborne's plans to hand councils control of business rates will make the system worse and not boost... Read More

Business Rates Debacle Hits Offices Collier Reports

Business Rates Debacle Hits Offices Collier Reports
Posted on 22 February, 2016 by Steph Cowie under Business News

According to Colliers International, there are estimated to be 20,000 business rates payers that will be required to remove their appeals, after having seen a leaked VOA internal document. Previously business rates for those that occupied more than one... Read More

Record-Breaking £23 billion Income Forecast from Business Rates in 2017

record breaking £23 billion income forecast
Posted on 18 February, 2016 by Chris Grigorovsky under Business News, Economy, Industry News

Business rates continue to be the focus of debate in commercial property, as Councils across England have forecast 2017’s income to reach a record-breaking £23.5 billion, despite many small businesses paying no rates at all. The near £400 million... Read More

Government Failed to Combat Suffering UK Steel Industry

Government failed to combat stuffering UK steel industry
Posted on 21 December, 2015 by Chris Grigorovsky under Business News, Economy, Industry News

A committee of MPs has said that the government took "Little action" and were not alert enough regarding the impact of collapsing steel prices, as well as failing to push for EU action on Chinese imports, according to an article on the BBC. There have... Read More

‘Radical’ Business Rates Changes For Retail Sector

'Radical' Business Rates Changes For Retail Sector
Posted on 7 December, 2015 by Chris Grigorovsky under Business News, Economy, Industry News

New research from Colliers suggests that going forward, UK High Streets are about to face drastic changes to the amount paid in business rates. In a report by the BBC, it said that the property consultant discovered 76 of the main towns and shopping... Read More

Autumn Statement Should Include Appeals Resolve Says Colliers

Autumn Statement Should Include Appeals Resolve Says Colliers
Posted on 24 November, 2015 by Chris Grigorovsky under Business News

On the eve of the Government's Autumn Statement, Colliers International's South West and South Wales business rates team has called for a clear target to ensure all appeals are resolved by 2017's Rating List release. Chancellor George Osborne is due to... Read More

Businesses Save Thousands Due to Business Rate Appeals

Businesses Save Thousands Due to Business Rate Appeals
Posted on 6 November, 2015 by Chris Grigorovsky under Business News

A number of firms in the South East, including day nurseries and sports centres, are taking a stand and saving themselves thousands of pounds, following successful appeals to the Valuation Office Agency. Masterminded by Bruton Knowles' Guildford office,... Read More