BIP Features »

June 24, 2019 – 5:50 am |

Delivering complex components for new automotive ‘light-weighting’ projects is reaping dividends for a Black Country supplier.
Alucast, which is one of the UK’s largest independent aluminium foundries, has secured over £3m of new contracts from car …

Read the full story »
BIP business guides & tools

Please register/login to access content

BIP Access to Finance

Access to Finance,Grants & Business Support

BIP Features

West Midlands business highlights, opportunites and networking

Bips and Pieces

All the best from the web handpicked out by our team, including the World of tech

Business News

Latest West Midlands news affecting your business

Home » Business News


Submitted by on February 17, 2014 – 7:18 am |

Ian Fletcher, director of policy - British Property FederationThe British Property Federation (BPF) has welcomed the government’s commitment to reform the business rates system, but laments that the scope of the review is not more ambitious.

The ‘terms of reference’ for the government’s review of business rates, published yesterday, announced that the administration of billing and collection by local authorities, the circumstances under which liability can be backdated, changes to the valuation methods, and the frequency of revaluations will all be reviewed.

Ion Fletcher, Director of Policy (Finance) at the British Property Federation, said: “We are supportive of the government’s review of the business rates system and would welcome a commitment to more frequent business rates revaluations. However, it is a shame that the scope of the review does not seem to contemplate more radical long term reform such as breaking the link between rates and RPI.”

Go to the main page

We use Cookies - By using this site or closing this you agree to our Cookies policy.
Accept Cookies