Further business rates relief will have huge impact on many firms in Wales

Press Releases 10 Dec 2018

Commenting on the announcement of further business rates relief, Ben Francis, FSB Wales Policy Chair, said:

“We’re very pleased that Welsh Government has listened to calls from FSB Wales and will use the £26 million on further business rates relief support for businesses across Wales.

“In FSB’s recent work on the Future of Welsh Towns, businesses told us that business rates were one of the top issues detracting from town centre performance. Business rates are an important part of the wider conversation about how we ensure that the future of our towns is sustainable and dynamic.

“A £2500 rates bill cut will have a huge impact on many firms, but there is still more work to do to ensure that this system provides businesses with the certainty that they need, and we look forward to working with Welsh Government on this and many other issues.”

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