Calls for business rates freeze after new inflation figures threaten misery on the high street

Calls for business rates freeze after new inflation figures threaten misery on the high street

Today saw the publication of the latest ONS Retail Price Inflation (RPI) figure, which revealed that inflation in September stood at just under 4 per cent.  September’s RPI rate will be used to determine the uplift in business rates next April. Without intervention to freeze business rates from Government retailers and other firms will face […]