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Discount denied: 'It leaves us with no breathing space. Essentially the discount is totally irrelevant to us,' Phil Urban, CEO of M&B, said (Image: selensergen/Getty Images)

‘Business rates cap will harm pub revival’

By Stuart Stone

The Government must re-consider its proposed £2m business rates relief cap or face the continued “systemic closure” of pubs, according to Colliers International’s head of business rates.

Relief effort: Under the Australian scheme, the government has made it mandatory for landlords to agree to a reduction in rent payable, of up to 100%, in proportion to the reduction in the tenant’s business during Covid-19 (Image: flyparade/Getty Images)

Calls for adoption of Australian rent relief model

By Georgi Gyton, MCA

A group of hospitality operators and property agents are calling on the Government to implement the same rent relief scheme as has been adopted in Australia, according to reports by MCA Insight.

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