High streets and town centres need revitalising

More action needs to be taken to help breathe life back into town centres and high streets, according to the British Property Federation (BPF). The organisation has called for business rates to be capped at 35 per cent of rental levels to save businesses billions of pounds per year in tax and help revitalise shopping […]

Local high streets are still important when choosing where to live

The quality of local high streets is still an important factor in many people’s decisions about where to live, despite the pandemic having impacted many, according to new research. Market Financial Solutions (MFS) commissioned an independent, nationally representative survey of 2,000 UK adults and found that having a vibrant local high street was important to […]