Briefing: Business Improvement Districts

Policy product type
LGiU essential policy briefing
Published date
October 10, 2016
Mark Barrow LGiU associate
Issues Covered
  • BIDs explained
  • BIDs review
  • Property Owner BIDs
Economy and Regeneration, Housing and Planning, Local government finance, Voluntary Sector and Community Engagement
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Many BIDs have now been operating for over a decade and are demonstrating success, maturity and professionalism. With funding pressures, local authorities are looking at the potential for BIDs to provide capacity to those areas where it is increasingly difficult for them to support with their dwindling resources.

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