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Extend business rates holiday for retail & hospitality businesses

Submitted by Mohamed Rifkhan Sadik on Saturday 19th September 2020

Published on Thursday 15th October 2020

Current status: Closed

Closed: Thursday 15th April 2021

Signatures: 294

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business rates ~ Covid ~ Covid-19 ~ Essential ~ Extend ~ high street ~ High Streets ~ Hospital ~ hospitality ~ hospitality businesses ~ hospitals ~ Recovery ~ Reform ~ retail ~ shops ~ street ~ UK ~ Unemployment ~ URGENT ~ Urgent need

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Extend business rates holiday for retail & hospitality businesses

Petition Details

There is an urgent need to reform the current business rates, however rate reform being postponed. The business rate holiday certainly helped to keep the doors open for longer in the the high street shops, especially Non- essential and hospitality sectors.

Additional Information

The UK high street were struggling prior to the pandemic and recovery will be very slow. Not extending the rate holiday could lead not only to many businesses closing but also to increased unemployment.

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