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ACS chief executive James Lowman
ACS chief executive James Lowman
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ACS supports call for business rates reform

The Association of Convenience Stores (ACS) has signed a letter alongside 50 retail organisations calling for the Chancellor of the Exchequer Sajid Javid to reform the business rates system.

PRA chairman Brian Madderson
PRA chairman Brian Madderson
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PRA warns rating battle may extend to electric chargers

The PRA has warned that the government’s attempts to impose rates on cash machines could be extended to electric vehicle charging points.

ACS chief executive James Lowman
ACS chief executive James Lowman
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ACS welcomes change to business rates revaluations

The Association of Convenience Stores (ACS) has welcomed an announcement from the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government on changes to the frequency of business rates revaluations.

PRA chairman Brian Madderson
PRA chairman Brian Madderson
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PRA issues warning over ATM business rates battle

Consumers access to cash is being threatened by a continuing court battle over whether extra business rates should be imposed on ATMs, the PRA has warned.

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Valuation Office set to appeal over ATM business rates

A court verdict that overturned £300m of business rate bills for cash machines outside shops is set to be challenged after the Government received approval from the Supreme Court to appeal.

Merril Boulton: editor

The frustration is palpable as the realisation of the impact of changes to business rates being implemented in April is realised in companies big and small across the nation. Media headlines have yelled at every opportunity about the smaller retailers that appear to be being taxed out of business.

James Lowman: ACS chief executive

As we build up to the new financial year starting in April when businesses in England and Wales will start paying rates based on the latest revaluation, there's been a lot in the papers about business rates. While a lot of the media coverage talks about the pounds and pence increases, the underlying issue remains that two years ago, the government committed to undertaking a fundamental review of business rates and we're yet to see a clear conclusion to it.

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RegionDieselLPGSuper ULUL
East131.91139.09127.72
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London131.23140.26128.23
North East130.27143.10126.88
North West131.0561.90140.46127.66
Northern Ireland128.98134.61125.56
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South East132.3555.20140.48128.43
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Wales130.6864.90135.93126.92
West Midlands131.2068.90139.66127.86
Yorkshire & Humber130.9084.90142.07127.66

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