Comment: BRC's Helen Dickinson - How we're stepping up a gear on business rates

British Retail Consortium director general Helen Dickinson says business rates are having a "significant impact on local jobs, town centres and communities".

The BRC has been banging the drum for a business rates freeze for several years now.  We’ve worked hard with campaign partners but we’ve reached a point where we felt a rethink was needed. 

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