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 11 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 11 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 11 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 11 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 11 months ago

Commercial sector law reform

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

  •  10/02/2021 11 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 11 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 11 months ago

Written Statement on Business Rates Annual Billing

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

  •  03/02/2021 11 months ago

Scottish Budget and Business Rates Update

  •  01/02/2021 11 months ago

Letters Submitted to the Gov Friday 30th October

William McKee submitted two letters...

  •  03/11/2020 1 year, 2 months ago

Accessible Retail letter to The Chancellor

  •  21/04/2020 1 year, 9 months ago