Poll of businesses regarding business rates for the Local Government Association
- Two thirds of UK businesses agree that business rates should be set locally in discussion with local businesses.
Q: To what extent would you agree or disagree that business rates should be set locally in discussion with local businesses?
|Tend to agree||26%|
|Neither agree nor disagree||18%|
|Tend to disagree||3%|
- Half (47%) of UK businesses are concerned about the impact of cuts to council services on their business over the next couple of years.
Q: As you may know, local councils are responsible for a range of services such as parking, road maintenance, planning, street cleaning and licensing. How concerned, if at all, are you about the impact of cuts to council services on your business over the next couple of years?
|Not very concerned||22%|
|Not at all concerned||27%|
Date Published: 2nd March 2015
Categories: Business | Economy | Economy | Professionals | Public Sector | UK
Client: Local Government Association (LGA)
ComRes interviewed 500 UK businesses over the telephone between 2nd and 12th February 2015. Data were weighted to be representative of all UK businesses with a turnover of £50,000+.