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My Shop: How business rates are hitting home
…There is growing unease in the business community as it braces itself… in the 21st century" . As the commercial rental value of business premises are brought up… shopkeepers who will pay more when new business rates kick in. £1,000 more a year…


Business Live: FTSE 100 ends the week on low note
…Get in touch: bizlivepage@bbc.co.uk. BA cabin crew announce more strikes. RBS to return to profit by 2018. Pearson's problems persist. Boeing puts Europe first. StanChart underwhelms investors…


Calls for 'fundamental' Scots business rates review
…" of the business rates system. Finance Secretary Derek Mackay has announced a 12.5% cap… of secondary legislation which approves the poundage rate for business rates in Scotland… relief for hospitality businesses which have been disproportionately affected…


Gig economy chiefs defend business model
… said its business model also allowed people to work for competitors and no-one… the fairness of all their business models. "You are not paying national insurance, you're…


Disability Works: Breaking down barriers in business
… £249bn to the economy. So what should businesses be doing to try to get a share… business and economics unit. The power of the "purple pound" explained We'll be looking… at how businesses work with people with disabilities and how disabled people have…


Lansdowne gets government cash boost for business district
… Partnership (LEP) to turn the area into a new business district. It is hoped the revamp… will create new business and job opportunities, Local Growth Minister Andrew Percy said… Partnership (LEP) is made up of local authorities and businesses.…


Javid promises review of business rates
…Brexit committee is questioning Sir Ivan Rogers. MPs start with International Development questions. PMQs at noon. MPs debate two motions on Police Grant and Local Government Finance Reports. Peers question government ministers from 3pm…


Taxing talk of budgets and business
… upon rises in business rates. These factors are, in part, the motivation behind two…. Mr Mackay announced a £44m package of further assistance to peg back business… and the renewables sector. This has been a relatively slow-burn row - as one business after…


Reality Check: Are business rates figures misleading?
…The claim: The government's figures on business rates are misleading because… tables showing how much business rates would rise or fall in the coming year, broken… down by region of the country and type of business. The overall effect of all…