Scotland Business Rates Announcement

  •  17/02/2021 2 months ago

Business Rates Updates

Business Rates Updates

  •  15/02/2021 2 months ago

Budget March 2021

The Budget is hotly anticipated by retailers hoping for both temporary relief and long term reversal of the heavy burden of business rates on the sector

  •  15/02/2021 2 months ago

AR has responded to the recent Government Consultation on Supporting Housing Delivery

The Consultation proposed a new permitted development right (PDR) to change from use CE which includes retail to C3 residential....

  •  10/02/2021 2 months ago

Court of Appeal judgment, upholding a decision from 2019 against Asda trying to overturn a Lidl permission

Essentially, a proposal having a significant adverse impact does not create a special requirement to refuse an application,...

  •  10/02/2021 2 months ago

Inspector rules out-of-centre food store and DIY outlet would not harm the vitality and viability of a Derbyshire town centre

The 1,944 square metre food store and 1,394 square metre DIY unit were proposed on a site outside the town centre....

  •  10/02/2021 2 months ago

Court of Appeal rules members followed NPPF retail policy against officer advice

The granting by councillors of consent for an out-of-town centre retail scheme...

  •  10/02/2021 2 months ago

Commercial sector law reform

The Secretary of State has announced a review of the commercial landlord...

  •  10/02/2021 2 months ago

National Planning Policy Framework and National Model Design Code (due 27 March)

Retail Parks and retail warehouse units have many common design characteristics......

  •  10/02/2021 2 months ago

Property Week Article - Calling for changes to NPPF

Accessible Retail (AR), the out-of-town trade body, is calling for changes to the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) in order to protect retail jobs and make sure retailers have a commercially sustainable trading future.

  •  08/02/2021 2 months ago

Written Statement on Business Rates Annual Billing

Members of Accessible Retail may be rightly disappointed....

  •  03/02/2021 3 months ago