Chiefs call for business rate rethink in face of Brexit

By Sam Clayden | 27 June 2016

Chief executives have called on the Government to rethink business rate retention after the UK decided to leave the world’s largest single market.

President of the Society of Local Authority Chief Executives Mark Rogers warned leaving the EU would be ‘damaging’ to public sector funding and suggested the financial environment would become too unstable to rely solely on business rate revenues.

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