Tag Archives: BIDs

London Assembly Regeneration Committee to discuss the role of BIDs

The London Assembly Regeneration Committee is to discuss the role of BIDs, including their achievements and concerns with their governance and accountability with the following guests: Dr Julie Grail, Chief Executive, British BIDs; Debbie Jackson, Assistant Director – Regeneration, Greater London … Continue reading

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London Assembly investigating the role of business improvement districts (BIDs)

The London Assembly Regeneration Committee is carrying out a “health check” of business improvement districts (BIDs) in London.

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Bridgend business improvement district and its discontents

Opposing views of a proposed BID in the market town of Bridgend south Wales are being aired. 

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Anti-BID Facebook group grows past 1,500 members

The anti-bid Facebook group has now got more than 1,500 members. 

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Advice on how to stop or challenge a BID

Lots of people contact this website and ask how they can stop a proposed business improvement district (BID) but more often than not they contact us after a BID ballot has returned a yes vote. We’ve produced a page with some … Continue reading

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Against BIDs Facebook group takes off

We had a very nice email from the Against BID Facebook group saying they found our site very useful and wanted to thank us. We’re pleased to help and in return support them.

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Businesses on Mull, Iona and Ulva reject business improvement district

A proposal to establish a BID project on the Isle of Mull, Argyll, Scotland (http://www.mi-bid.co.uk/) was firmly rejected on the 21st March 2013. Aggregate Rateable Value:  £1,934,440 Aggregate RV For the BID:  £859,075 Aggregate RV Against:      £729,370 Rateable … Continue reading

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