Tag: BID

What next for the high street?

The traditional high street has changed. It is clear for all to see.  A walk around many town centres, even affluent, thriving town centres, shows vacant shop fronts, perhaps rough sleepers, a range of betting and charity shops.  The changing face of the high street is very obvious.  But what is next for the high…
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Do we need more Business Improvement Districts?

Business Improvement Districts; the clue to what they are meant to do is in the name. Businesses with a stake in the local community,  working together to improve the district.   There are over 300 BIDS (Business Improvement Districts) across the country and their proliferation is down to many factors, including a resurgence in civic…
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