Category Archives: Scotland

Traders in South Queensferry BID are refusing to pay levy

A number traders in a business improvement district in the Scottish town of South Queensferry are refusing to pay their BID levy¬†because they believe the charge is too high and doesn’t return them enough benefits. The Queensferry Ambition BID charges … Continue reading

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Glasgow traders want out after BID flops

Traders in the Clarkston district of Glasgow want to end their BID after no improvement in three years. Jim Watt, who runs Cafe Roma with his son James, was served by sheriff’s officers on Monday with a ¬£1300 bill for … Continue reading

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It feels like we are being scammed, to pay for someone’s salary

A small business who doesn’t want the services of a BID is aggrieved at having to pay the BID levy. The BID organisation is also asking for the levy to be paid direct to them. Continue reading

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