'Economy, Tax & Legal'

Positive confirmation on commitment to CPI indexation

Date: 27/07/2017
Description:

As you may be aware there was some recent speculation that government would renege on its commitment to move the means of inflating the UBR from RPI to the historically lower CPI, due to pressure to increase public spending elsewhere. 

As such, a group of business organisations including ourselves collaborated to seek assurances from ...

How are we doing?

Date: 10/07/2017
Description:

We would like your honest, open thoughts.

You could win a £50 Love2shop voucher for letting us know!

Ever since we rebranded to Revo, we've been working hard to raise our game.

We’re committed to enhancing and improving our output in order to support our community to succeed.

There’s been some good stuff since last ...

Revo's reaction to the General Election 2017

Date: 09/06/2017
Description:

Responding to the results of the General Election, Revo is calling for the major parties to come together around the negotiating table and find a solution in order to form a viable government which works in the national interest. Continued uncertainty at home and abroad only causes further harm to the economy.

It is imperative that whoever ...

Quarterly Retail Briefing: June 2017

Date: 06/06/2017
Description:

Revo in partnership with Retail Economics is delighted to publish its Quarterly Retail Briefing, as part of our analytics research programme. Nearly a year after the EU referendum, the retail market performs well. However, rising inflation is expected to suppress wage growth and consumer spending.

 

Members can access the report here

Creating Place: A retail property & placemaking manifesto for General Election 2017

Date: 11/05/2017
Description:

Revo publishes 14 point Election Manifesto to support UK retail & real estate

National Planning Policy will undermine Government housing strategy

Date: 03/05/2017
Description:

Business alliance signs letter on business rates reform

Date: 03/05/2017
Description:

Revo, along with a number of other trade bodies, are co-signatories to a letter sent to the three political parties to make the case for fundamental reform of the business ...

Revo's submission to the government's Building our Industrial Strategy Green Paper

Date: 19/04/2017
Description:

Revo this week delivered a submission to the government’s Building our Industrial Strategy Green Paper.

The ten pillars offer a foundation around which to build a modern industrial strategy but the importance of place and placemaking in this debate must not be eschewed. Without physical real estate – both an industry of itself and an enabler of other industries – and supporting infrastructure, a modern industrial strategy cannot be realised.
 

Key pillars that must be ...

Invoking Article 50 - our response

Date: 29/03/2017
Description:

On the Prime Minister’s letter invoking Article 50 – notifying Brussels of the UK’s intention to withdraw from the European Union – Edward Cooke, Chief Executive said:

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MIPIM 2017 – Investing in the UK retail market: a global opportunity?

Date: 15/03/2017
Description:

Thursday 16 March, 14:00 - 14:45, Government Marquee

The UK is a great place to do business. One of the most mature, competitive and technologically enabled retail markets in the world. This has major advantages. And of course, more can be done to attract inward investment, especially given the current political and economic environment. Revo is very pleased to be working with government on the best ways to attract the best people and companies to the UK, and this session will explore these ...

Budget 2017: Our comment

Date: 08/03/2017
Description:

Giulia Bunting, Revo President and Director, GL Hearn said:

“Whilst some of the announcements on digital infrastructure investment should be welcomed, and will add to the UK's reputation as an advanced digital economy, the announcements on business rates will leave many underwhelmed.

The message that the tax is no longer fit for ...

Budget 2017: Tinker, Tailor…

Date: 08/03/2017
Description:

Chancellor Philip Hammond delivered his first and last spring Budget in the Commons this afternoon boosted by revised economic growth forecasts from the OBR.

Appearances can be deceiving, as a slim Budget laced with a touch of self-deprecating humour began to unravel at the edges for the tinkering Chancellor in the days following his speech. Forced into his first ‘u-turn’ over National Insurance Contributions in order to fulfil a manifesto promise made before his tenure, the ...

Our reponse to Business Rates

Date: 07/03/2017
Description:

Edward Cooke, Chief Executive:

“We have constantly campaigned for evolution in the business rates regime - change that reflects that changing nature of our sector. It’s vital this is done collaboratively, transparently and fairly. We are committed to working with ministers, but without a transparent and fair appeals system, everybody loses.”

 

Read our reactions to government below:

07/03/17: Revo Budget Submission

22/02/17: Business Rates Reform Letter

15/02/17: Joint ...

The Retail Property Industry: its Contribution to the UK eEonomy 2008

Date: 01/09/2008
Description: THE RETAIL PROPERTY INDUSTRY Its contribution to the UK economy 2008 THE RETAIL PROPERTY INDUSTRY Its contribution to the UK economy 2008 BCSC 1 Queen Anne’s Gate Westminster, London SW1H 9BT www.bcsc.org.uk Price: £100 (BCSC members £50) Cert no. XXX-XXX-XXXX Designed and produced by www.in2.co.uk THE RETAIL PROPERTY INDUSTRY Its contribution to the UK economy 2008 Retail expenditure is expected to grow to £370bn by 2013 and UK retailled employment is expected to rise by 3% over the ...

CentreNews. Spring Issue

Date: 29/04/2015
Description: CENTRE NEWS | ISSUE 3 CENTRE NEWS SPRING 2015 | ISSUE 3 As a proud member of the SCM diploma alumni, I’m delighted to see this year’s list of graduates. W elcome to the Spring edition of Centre News. In this edition, the focus is on customer experience, the edge that makes the difference. In the age of social media and review websites, a poor experience by a customer can quickly go viral. This is something we all want to avoid! BCSC celebrates and awards customer excellence through the ...

Guidance Note 52: National Non-domestic Rating – Changes in Void Rating

Date: 19/12/2007
Description: December 2007 NATIONAL NON-DOMESTIC RATING – CHANGES IN VOID RATING GUIDANCE NOTE 52 INTRODUCTION In the budget of March 2007, the Chancellor of the Exchequer CONTENTS announced significant reforms to the existing void rating legislation in England and Wales. INTRODUCTION 1 Current liability for a void rating The aforementioned changes were contained within the Rating (Empty Properties) Act 2007, which received Royal Assent on 19 July 2007. This enactment established the overall parameters ...

Devolving Sunday Trading Rules - BCSC Response

Date: 25/09/2015
Description: Government consultation on devolving Sunday trading rules: BCSC response BCSC is the membership body for retail property. We represent around 450 companies and campaign for sustainable urban retail. Our members are major Real Estate Investment Trusts (REIT) such as Westfield, Hammerson, Land Securities and intu, real estate fund managers including Aviva, Aberdeen, Hermes Investment Management and M&G Real Estate, asset managers including Ellandi and Hark Group, property consultants such as ...

Political Insight Newsletter #01

Date: 25/09/2015
Description: View in browser Follow us: #BCSCinsight This is the first of our new monthly government relations newsletter which replaces BCSCFifteen, the communication you received in the run up to May’s General Election. This update will contain lots of information on latest policy developments and the impact on our industry, what we are doing to represent your interests, some political insight and maybe even a touch of gossip…. It’s good to talk, so drop me a line if you have any comments, and ...

Business Rates Review - BPF BCSC Response

Date: 12/06/2015
Description:                                                                                                                                               To:  businessrates.review@hmtreasury.gsi.gov.uk   Date:  12  June  2015   Business  rates  review:  terms  of  reference  and  discussion  paper   Introduction   This  submission  is  made  on  behalf  of  the  British  Council  of  Shopping  Centres ...

Enterprise Bill 2015 Cl 22 and 23

Date: 13/10/2015
Description: Enterprise Bill: Clauses 22 and 23 BCSC / BPF paper on rating appeals in England Prepared with the support of rating specialist Gerald Eve BCSC is the representative body for all aspects of retail property investment, development and operation, our membership includes major occupiers and owners of retail real estate. BPF is a membership organisation devoted to representing the interests of all those involved in real estate ownership and investment. Summary of BCSC / BPF position 1. Business ...

Political Insight Newsletter #02

Date: 20/10/2015
Description: View in browser Follow us: #BCSCinsight We're back with your monthly dose of thought-provoking insight (well, we like to think so anyway) to update you on what BCSC has been doing to represent your interests to key political decision makers. It has been party conferences galore over the past few weeks, so now it's time to review and share the highs and lows of each. It’s good to talk, so drop me a line if you have any comments, or are willing to share any of your own political ...

Response to: Reforming the Business Energy Efficiency Tax Landscape

Date: 09/11/2015
Description: A British Property Federation and BCSC response to: Reforming the Business Energy Efficiency Tax Landscape 9th November 2015 Section A: Background this response is jointly supported by: BRITISH PROPERTY FEDERATION (BPF) The BPF represents companies owning, managing and investing in property. This includes a broad range of businesses comprising commercial property owners, the financial institutions and pension Date funds, corporate landlords, residential landlords, as well as all those ...

Letter to Marcus Jones MP 20/11/15

Date: 20/11/2015
Description: Marcus Jones MP Minister for Local Government, Department for Communities and Local Government, Fry Building, 2 Marsham Street, London SW1P 4DF 24 November 2015 Dear Minister, The new business rates appeals regime We are writing to you as business groups representing a range of property owners and occupiers to raise our concerns over the proposed changes to the business rates appeals system. Last year we welcomed the government’s decision to reconsider its consultation on the business ...

Political Insight Newsletter #03

Date: 30/11/2015
Description: view in browser Follow us: #BCSCinsight Following George Osborne's Spending Review and Autumn Statement speech last week, we thought we'd drop you a note on what we've been doing to represent and voice your interests to political decision makers on key policy issues. It’s good to talk, so drop me a line if you have any comments, or are willing to share any of your own political intelligence. Ed Cooke, Director of Policy and Public Affairs, @BCSCEdCooke Not a BCSC member? Find out more ...

Centre News | Winter 2015 | Issue 5

Date: 30/11/2015
Description: PURPLE APPLE MARKETING COMMITTEE SECURITY NOTICE IF MARKETING IS FROM MARS NIRSC STUDY TOUR 2015 SERCMA’S GATWICK AIRPORT VISIT FOOTFALL MONITOR CENTRE NEWS WINTER 2015 | ISSUE 5 Copyright © 2015 BCSC him with affection and respect. • “John was a true gentleman, always willing to help others and a keen advocate of all that was good within our industry. He will be greatly missed by all those who had the pleasure of working with or knowing him. I am sure you will join us in passing on ...

Business Rates: Who Pays and Why it Matters

Date: 10/12/2015
Description: Business Rates: Who Pays and Why it Matters A Report by Regeneris Consulting Business rates: Who Pays and Why it Matters? Business rates: Who Pays and Why it Matters? British Property Federation, British Council for Offices, British Council of Shopping Centres Business Rates: Who Pays and Why it Matters December 2015 Regeneris Consulting Ltd www.regeneris.co.uk Business rates: Who Pays and Why it Matters? Contents Page Executive Summary i 1. Study Purpose and Objectives 3 2. The Policy ...

Political Insight Newsletter #04

Date: 18/12/2015
Description: view in browser Follow us: #BCSCinsight Now that the festive period is in full swing and we are getting perilously close to Christmas, I'm sure that you are ready to take a well deserved rest and quite possibly hibernate until at least early Spring. As an early Christmas gift (we know you put this on your list, don't deny it) until we all arrive back at our desks in the New Year, here's what we've been up to this month . It’s good to talk, so drop me a line if you have any comments, or are ...

BCSC Membership Prospectus

Date: 04/01/2016
Description: BCSC MEMBERSHIP PROSPECTUS The UK’s largest professional retail property membership body WWW.BCSC.ORG.UK BCSC | Charter House | 13-15 Carteret Street | Westminster | London | SW1H 9DJ Copyright © 2015 BCSC 02 Our members 03 What we do 05 Member benefits 08 NextGen 09 Fees and categories 12 How to join “For more than 30 years BCSC has been the most influential membership body in the retail property sector. It fulfils a crucial role in delivering business and career development ...

Outlook for Retail 2016

Date: 18/01/2016
Description: Economics Outlook For Retail 2016 January 2016 Economics Contents Executive summary 3 Outlook for UK retail 27 Consumer backdrop in 2016 4 Retailer backdrop in 2016 5 Consumer backdrop in 2016 Inflation Labour market Credit and household borrowing Renewed austerity Interest rates Consumer confidence Spending power 6 8 10 12 13 14 15 Retail Sector Dashboard Food and Grocery Clothing Consumer Electricals Furniture and Flooring Homewares Health and Beauty DIY and Gardening Footwear 28 29 30 31 ...

Political Insight Newsletter #05

Date: 29/01/2016
Description: view in browser Follow us: #BCSCinsight After a long, cold, dark and wet month (not that I was expecting shorts and sandals weather, although I definitely wouldn't complain if that were to happen) it's time for you to expel the January blues and mentally prepare yourself for this enlightening, uplifting and inspiring newsletter about what we've been doing for you in the realm of politics this month. Happy Friday! It’s good to talk, so drop me a line if you have any comments, or are willing ...

BCSC Strategy 2020

Date: 25/02/2016
Description: BCSC Strategy 2020 Copyright © 2016 BCSC The need for change 01 02 03 05 06 The need for change BCSC Strategic Model What we’ll be doing What will this mean for you, your business and your industry? How we will measure and report performance Over the last few years we have all experienced the significant change in the retail market, driven by technological advances and changes in the way consumers purchase goods and communicate with businesses and one another. Retail property companies ...

Enterprise Bill: Commons Committee Scrutiny, BCSC Briefing on Sunday Trading

Date: 29/02/2016
Description: Enterprise Bill: Commons Committee Scrutiny NC21 BCSC briefing on Sunday trading BCSC is the membership body for retail property. We represent around 450 companies and campaign for sustainable urban retail. Our members are major Real Estate Investment Trusts (REIT) such as Westfield, Hammerson, Land Securities and intu, real estate fund managers including Aviva, Aberdeen, Hermes Investment Management and M&G Real Estate, asset managers including Ellandi and Hark Group, property consultants ...

Enterprise Bill 2015 Clause 25 and 26

Date: 02/03/2016
Description: Enterprise Bill: Commons Committee Stage Clauses 25 and 26 BCSC / BPF briefing paper and suggested amendment This submission is made on behalf of the British Council of Shopping Centres (BCSC) and the British Property Federation (BPF). BCSC is the representative body for all aspects of retail property investment, development and operation, our membership includes major occupiers and owners of retail real estate. The BPF represents businesses owning, managing and investing in property. This ...

Political Insight Newsletter #06

Date: 02/03/2016
Description: view in browser Follow us: #BCSCinsight After 12 months of cathartic reflection we were delighted last week to release our 2020 strategy to reinforce and enhance our position as the most respected, dynamic, authoritative and inclusive professional membership body for all British retail property. If that wasn't enough excitement for you, take a look at what we've been getting up to over the last four weeks in the political realm. It’s good to talk, so drop me a line if you have any ...

BCSC Budget 2016 Comment

Date: 17/03/2016
Description: view in browser Follow us: #BCSCinsight #Budget2016 Yesterday was a reminder that Budget statements are more about politics than they are economics. Given the current rocky relationships within the Conservative party and the Chancellor’s ever closer date with leadership destiny, yesterday was always going to support this theory. Raids on pensions and increases in fuel duty were no goes, wrestling schools from the manipulative clutches of local education authorities and supporting small ...

Political Insight Newsletter #07

Date: 30/03/2016
Description: view in browser Follow us: #BCSCinsight I hope you had a wonderful bank holiday weekend and that you managed to hold on tight to all your spoils from Easter during the extreme winds of Storm Katie ! Here's what we've been doing during the past month for the benefit of our membership. It’s good to talk, so drop me a line if you have any comments, or are willing to share any of your own political intelligence. Ed Cooke Director of Policy and Public Affairs @BCSCEdCooke Raids on pensions and ...

Political Insight Newsletter #08

Date: 29/04/2016
Description: view in browser Follow us: #BCSCinsight BHS RESPONSIBLE EU HIGH LOCAL ADMINISTRATION BUSINESS WEEK REFERENDUM STREETS POLITICS Welcome to your latest edition of Political Insight from BCSC. We hope you are enjoying the unpredictable Spring weather! Fingers crossed warmer climes are to come very soon... This month has been an eventful one for the sector with both BHS and Austin Reed going into administration. In the political domain, much energy and time is being channelled into the upcoming ...

Political Insight Newsletter #09

Date: 27/05/2016
Description: view in browser Follow us: #BCSCinsight NEW MAYOR OF LONDON EU REFERENDUM BUSINESS RATES TOWN & CITY CENTRES RETAIL PROPERTY RELATED POLICY I’m pretending that summer has arrived, dreaming that the red clay of Roland Garros is searing in the Paris sun and I’m finally contemplating wearing an outfit that isn’t all black. This month I am once again ruling the Political Insight waves and would like to point you in the direction of political highlights of the month, some interesting policy ...

Political Insight Newsletter #10

Date: 28/06/2016
Description: view in browser Follow us: #BCSCinsight BREXIT REACTION SUSTAINABILITY IS TAKING OFF BUSINESS RATES RETAIL MATTERS WEEK Hi Laura, We now reside in challenging times and as the dust settles, be sure that BCSC will keep you informed of any policy impacts relevant to retail property arising from the referendum outcome. You can read our CEO’s note to members regarding the Brexit fallout . The latest information we have in regards to the Conservative Leadership timetable indicates nominations ...

Political Insight Newsletter #11

Date: 01/08/2016
Description: view in browser Follow us: #BCSCinsight CLIMATE CHANGE & BREXIT HIGH STREETS & STARTER HOMES RETAIL MATTERS WEEK ESG ISSUES As you have no doubt noticed the political landscape has undergone significant changes and continues to be in a state of flux . We’re closely monitoring the developments and have our ear firmly to the ground, to ensure favourable outcomes for our retail property industry. Samantha Sen Policy Advisor BREXIT: RETAIL OUTLOOK Working with Cushman & Wakefield we believed ...

Check, Challenge, Appeal – Consultation on Statutory Implementation

Date: 26/09/2016
Description: September 21, 2016 Rt. Hon. Sajid Javid MP Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government Department of Communities and Local Government Fry Building 2 Marsham Street London SW1P 4DF Cc: Marcus Jones MP, Minister for Local Government Jane Ellison MP, Financial Secretary to the Treasury Dear Secretary of State, Check, challenge, appeal – consultation on statutory implementation We are writing to you as trade associations representing a range of businesses 1 to raise our concerns ...

Revo Membership Pack

Date: 05/10/2016
Description: Join our community. Don’t just imagine what’s next. Contents Our vision 1 Our mission 3 Our community Our story Membership structure Member benefits Fees and categories Join our community 2 4 5 6 7 8 Our vision. Why we do what we do. Revo supports everyone involved in the diverse world of retail property and placemaking to thrive and prosper – energising and driving progress for our industry and our members. “The new brand comes from the very heart of the organisation, reflecting ...

Local Authortiy Regeneration Projects

Date: 11/11/2016
Description: Revamp Revitalise Regenerate Showcasing inspiring Local Authority regeneration projects. Sponsored by: 02 REGENERATION Introduction 03 A word from our sponsor 04 Adur & Worthing Council: Restaurant Quarter, Montague Centre 06 12 The Retail and Town Centre Consultancy and Development team at Carter Jonas has a wealth of experience advising local authorities, developers, investors and businesses on the planning, regeneration and transformation of centres and places; from inception through to ...

Quarterly Retail Briefing: Q3 2016

Date: 14/11/2016
Description: Economics Quarterly Retail Briefing: November 2016 Spending remains firm but darker clouds forming on the horizon. Introduction 1 Brexit: Shopper’s sentiment index 6 Economic overview Footfall Vacancy rates Total retail overview Food and beverage overview Clothing overview Footwear overview Health and beauty overview Electrical overview DIY and gardening overview Furniture and flooring Homewares overview Economic insight reports 2 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 Quarterly Retail Briefing: ...

Investing in the UK Retail Market: a Global Opportunity

Date: 18/01/2017
Description: Investing in the UK retail market A global opportunity Researched and written by: Neil Saunders, Conlumino 441 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY 10017 +1 718 708 1476 conlumino-usa.com Sponsors: Revo Charter House 13-15 Carteret Street Westminster London, SW1H 9DJ +44 (0)20 7222 1122 revocommunity.org intu 40 Broadway London, SW1H 0BT +44 (0)20 7960 1200 intugroup.co.uk © Revo and intu (2017) Acknowledgements The Steering Group which provided oversight on the study and recommendations included ...

The 2017 Industry Criteria & Guidance

Date: 17/01/2017
Description: THE 2017 INDUSTRY CRITERIA & GUIDANCE FOR DEVELOPING AND RENEWING BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT DISTRICTS (BIDS) On behalf of association of town & city management PRODUCED BY 2 FOREWORD FROM THE PARTNERS With over 260 BIDs at the start of 2017, and more to be developed and renewed during the year, there has never been a more important time to refresh our annual BID Industry Criteria & Guidance to those bringing forward BID Proposals. There is now over 10 years’ experience of BID ballots, in which ...

Investing in the UK Retail Market: a Global Opportunity - Report Highlights

Date: 20/01/2017
Description: Investing in the UK retail market: A global opportunity Report highlights Executive summary Retail is one of the UK’s success stories: a vibrant and innovative sector generating £326 billion in sales each year and directly employing around 3 million people. Given its status, it is hardly surprising that many international retailers have made, and continue to make the UK a key target for their expansion activity. It is easy to take this success for granted and to assume that the UK is ...

Business Rates Reform Letter

Date: 24/02/2017
Description: 22nd February 2017 House of Commons London SW1A 0AA Dear Members of Parliament BUSINESS RATE REFORM We are a collection of business organisations representing thousands of businesses of all sizes and employing millions of people across the UK. We believe that the future of the business rates system will be a key factor in shaping investment and growth in the UK economy for decades to come, meaning that how the Government addresses the detrimental impact of the existing rates system is a key ...

Concerns over Business Rates Appeals Proposals

Date: 17/01/2017
Description: 17 January 2017 House of Commons London SW1A 0AA Dear Member of Parliament, Concerns over Business Rates Appeals proposals – Check, challenge, appeal We are writing to you raise concerns we have over certain proposed changes to the business rates appeals system, as set out in last year’s ‘Check, challenge, appeal’ proposals. We believe the proposals could sink individual businesses into hardship and prevent an independent tribunal from correcting excessive tax assessments, and ...

Outlook for Retail 2017

Date: 02/03/2017
Description: for retail 2017 OUTLOOK Economics Foreword 1 Retailer environment - Executive overview 4 Consumer environment - Executive overview Consumer environment Inflation Labour market 2 7 9 Wages and disposable income 11 Housing market and assets 15 Credit and household debt Interest rates Brexit Consumer confidence Retailer environment 13 17 19 21 Operating costs 23 Business rates 27 National living wage and national minimum wage Sourcing costs Brexit Investment Behavioural change 25 28 30 32 33 ...

Revo Budget Submission

Date: 07/03/2017
Description: Budget 2017 Revo is the organisation that supports businesses in the retail property and placemaking sector. Our unique community includes private and publicly listed retailers and owners of retail property, as well as local councils, and advisors and consultants of all sizes who provide services to our industry. Retail generates approximately £20 billion in taxes and contributes 5% of the UK’s total Gross Value Added (GVA) annually. Retail property is the largest asset class in ...

Quarterly Economic Briefing: February 2017

Date: 09/03/2017
Description: Economics Retail Economic Briefing: February 2017 Consumer momentum remains strong but challenges await in 2017. Introduction 1 Economic overview 2 Outlook for 2017 Consumer Survey 6 Footfall 7 Vacancy rates 8 Total retail overview 9 Food and beverage overview 10 Clothing overview 11 Footwear overview 12 Health and beauty overview 13 Electrical overview 14 DIY and gardening overview 15 Furniture and flooring 16 Homewares overview 17 Economic insight reports 18 Retail Economic Briefing: ...

Business Rates Reaction: Fundamental Reform Joint Letter

Date: 03/05/2017
Description: Rt Hon Philip Hammond Chancellor of the Exchequer HM Treasury 1 Horse Guards Road London SW1A 2HQ Wednesday, 3 May 2017 Dear Mr Hammond FUNDAMENTAL REFORM OF BUSINESS RATES We believe that the future of the business rates system will shape investment and growth in the UK economy for decades to come. How the next government decides to address the complexity and unfairness of the existing business rates system is therefore a key question for us all. The challenges we face as we negotiate our ...

Creating Place: A Retail Property & Placemaking Manifesto for General Election 2017

Date: 11/05/2017
Description: Creating Place: A retail property & placemaking manifesto for General Election 2017 Retail generates approximately £20 billion in taxes and contributes 5% of the UK’s total Gross Value Added (GVA) annually. Retail property is the largest asset class in commercial property valued at £360 billion. Well over 3 million people from apprentice to Board Director are directly employed across all corners of the country in retail and retail property. The world is changing. Our industry is ...

Revo - Brand Book

Date: 19/05/2017
Description: Introducing Revo. Our new brand. Revo is a new brand for a new era. These are exciting times for retail property and placemaking. The landscape is changing profoundly and will continue to do so. Distinctions are blurring – we’re not just about shopping anymore. Our world is continually diversifying and shifting… and we sit right at the heart of it. The next pages describe what Revo is all about. Who we are, what we stand for and what we intend to achieve. From now on, we all need to ...

Quarterly Retail Briefing: June 2017

Date: 05/06/2017
Description: Economics Quarterly Retail Briefing: June 2017 Despite solid consumer spending, challenges remain ahead. Introduction 1 Retail sales overview 6 Economic overview Retail outlook Total retail overview Food and grocery overview Clothing overview Footwear overview Health and Beauty overview Electricals overview DIY and Gardening overview Furniture and Flooring overview Homewares overview 2 7 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 Retail Economic Briefing: June 2017 Revo in partnership with Retail Economics ...

Business Rates Commitments - Joint Letter to Chancellor

Date: 27/07/2017
Description: The Rt Hon Philip Hammond MP Chancellor of The Exchequer HM Treasury One Horse Guards Road London, SW1A 2HQ Via email Tuesday, 27 June 2017 Dear Chancellor BUSINESS RATES COMMITMENTS We are pleased by your willingness to work with the business community as we face a number of challenges during the negotiation to leave the European Union. We were also pleased when the last government committed in its 2016 Budget to link the business rates multiplier to Consumer Prices Index (CPI) beginning in ...