Small Business

The rate relief extension will help Welsh pubs avoid £250,000 in tax on the previously proposed increases

BBPA welcomes Wales' Small Business Rate Relief

By Luke Nicholls

The British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA) has welcomed the Welsh Government’s decision to extend Small Business Rate Relief to March 2015, which will avoid a £3.4m bill for thousands of pubs across Wales – as campaigned for by the industry’s Better...

Small Business Saturday was founded by American Express in 2010 and falls on the first Saturday after Thanksgiving

Small Business Saturday: Kick-starting a profitable Christmas

By Luke Nicholls

As independent businesses across the UK countdown to Small Business Saturday on 7 December, successful hospitality entrepreneur Sarah Willingham has given her top tips for smaller operators to stay profitable during the festive period and beyond.

The chief executive of Boxpark (pictured) is leading the petition to change the law around business rates for pop-ups

Petition asks for rates relief for pop-up businesses

By John Harrington

A petition has been launched urging retailers of ‘pop-up’ premises to be able to qualify for three months business rates relief, according to BigHospitality's sister publication M&C Report. 


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