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Business rates relief scheme

A local business rates relief scheme is open for applications following lobbying of the government by the council and Lambeth business improvement districts. Government has now offered Lambeth £2.9m for a business rate relief scheme in the 2017/18 financial year.

The council has already awarded £280,000 to help 33 businesses that have applied. More businesses are encouraged to come forward if they are struggling to pay their business rates bills.

For details of this Additional Discretionary Fund see: http://www.lambeth.gov.uk/businessrates .

Lambeth business rates rose on average by 35% (the 4th highest rise in the country) in the 2017 rates revaluation imposed by government.

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BIDS

Portico, Brixton BID & Cllr Hopkins at the launch

Portico, Brixton BID & Cllr Hopkins at the launch

Businesses in West Norwood and Tulse Hill have just published plans for a Business Improvement District (BID). The launch at The Great North Wood pub was attended by local businesses and those from other BIDS in Lambeth. During May 2016 businesses in West Norwood and Tulse Hill confirm their voting details and ballot papers go out at the end of June with a closing date of 27th July 2016.

BID activities will be funded by a 1.5% levy on businesses with a rateable value of £6k or more.

For details of the BID  email info@stationtostation.london see: http://stationtostation.london/ or  twitter @StationTstation

For details of the other six BIDS in Lambeth see: http://www.lambeth.gov.uk/business-services-rates-and-licensing/help-for-businesses/lambeth-business-improvement-districts

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West Norwood business

16278164438_c7e9be636b_o£30k has been won by West Norwood  businesses & the council from the London Mayor to support work on a local Business Improvement District ( BID) . BIDs are organisations owned by businesses to improve business in the area.

If you have ideas on improving  business  in the West Norwood & Tulse Hill  area get in touch : rgonyou@lambeth.gov.uk

A  survey of businesses across  Lambeth is being carried out by an independent research company for the council. The aim is to find out more about  what makes the borough a good place for businesses, the challenges businesses face and how the council& other partners can support local business.

For details see: http://www.lambeth.gov.uk/consultations/businesses-in-lambeth

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