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75% or 100% or does it matter? The business rate retention conundrum

14 Mar 2018

Around two thirds of England is not covered by a 100% Business Rate Retention pilot, writes Jennifer Glover meaning that councils in these areas still do not know the terms of their future funding. Although MHCLG has committed to rolling out 75% Business Rate Retention nationwide by 2020-21, this begs the question – what happens […]

The long and the short of it

28 Feb 2018

If you missed them why not catch up on our long reads: more indepth than a blog post but still a one-sitting read, we look at subjects from flooding to local taxation and a whole lot more in between.

Beyond business rates?

11 Dec 2017

With a national roll out of 100 per cent business rates retention unlikely in the next few years, David Phillips from the Institute for Fiscal Studies asks if it is worth looking to the longer term and more radical tax devolution. This article appears in the December edition of C'llr magazine, available to LGiU members.

What to expect from the budget on Wednesday?

17 Nov 2017

What to expect from the budget on Wednesday? LGiU will be providing our usual on the day briefings and comment to give our members an instant take on the announcements relevant to local government. There have been some hints already leaked to the press and the usual swirl of rumours. We’re expecting some announcements on […]

Viewpoint: Measuring local wellbeing – what data matters?

7 Aug 2017

A new set of indicators aims to give local authorities a more sophisticated picture of the wellbeing - or otherwise - of their communities than has previously been possible using more traditional data sets. Patricia Curmi explains

Place of clear water

2 Aug 2017

Janet Sillett introduces our forthcoming series of briefings and blogs which will look at place and the importance of how we look after places and create places to creating a sense of belonging and community for the people who live there and who will live there.

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