‘In my view, the best option would be to completely scrap business rates and apply a small increase in the sales tax that already exists in the shape of VAT.'
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‘The extra cost of feeding, schooling and entertaining children 24/7 means that, for many families, lockdowns have made life more expensive to live on a low income.'
The Dormant Assets Scheme was first launched in 2011 and utilises cash from bank and building society accounts, which have been inactive for at least 15 years.
New figures released by the company show it has secured planning permission for around 6,000 homes since March 2020.
The project, totalling £2.6m, will move the Humber closer to achieving large-scale decarbonisation, with businesses working to find solutions for the region.
‘The figures before the pandemic are bad enough, but the real fear is that Covid-19 is going to make matters much worse.'
‘Support for our local education and skills providers is not just a good thing to do but plays a major role in helping to get Dorset’s economy back on track.'
'This shows how supportive the government is of our work as we look to continue to regenerate old derelict industrial land.'
‘We’ve always known that small charities are vital to the communities they serve,’ said the foundation’s chief executive, Paul Streets.
Chris Dyer, director of consultancy Yotta, writes on how councils can best balance their short and long term investments, while facing financial pressures in the current climate.