Thu 27 October 2016
• A group of 43 organisations, including London business groups, representing over 16,000 businesses, and London government call for business rates reform
• The Mayor of London, London Councils, London First, London Chamber and New West End Company join together to oppose proposals on transitional relief
London, 27 October 2016: London’s largest business organisations have come together with The Mayor to form a united and unprecedented opposition to the current system of business rates.
Responding to the Government’s consultation on transitional relief, an alliance including The Mayor of London, London Councils, London First, London Chamber of Commerce, Federation of Small Businesses London and New West End Company, with 37 additional groups including 32 London BIDS, has called for a full review of the effectiveness of the rates system, together with more realistic of the transitional relief proposals and mitigating proposals that will enable London businesses to generate the income needed to meet the rise. (Click read more button below to read whole press release)
CLICK HERE to read letter to Secretary of State
CLICK HERE to read letter to Evening Standard from our Chairman