Publications

Find the latest and most important publications on this section of the website.  There is a variety of publications available, of which some are published by British BIDs, including The National BID Survey and the National BID Criteria. If you are a member, you can enjoy exclusive access to a number of publications with your membership login details. This includes access to the Policy & Guidance notes which are housed here for British BIDs members.

Featured Publication National Guiding Principles For A BID

National Guiding Principles For A BID

Produced by British BIDs. The purpose of this document is to guide developing and established locations on the principles that contribute to operating as a well-managed BID.  ...

Featured Publication National BID Criteria

National BID Criteria

Published by British BIDs. We are pleased to present the annual National BID Criteria for renewing and developing BIDs, produced by BIDs, Local Authorities and national levy payers.

Featured Publication National BID Survey

National BID Survey

Produced by British BIDs. The 11th National Business Improvement District [BID] Survey, conducted in 2017, was undertaken primarily on behalf of the BID industry; that is the 309 separate organisations that are either running BIDs or planning to run them. At the same time, we are conscious that key industry players...

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Featured Publication BIDBase GDPR Guidance

BIDBase GDPR Guidance

We have created a guidance note for BIDs in relation to GDPR in association with BIDBase. The guidance provides information on how BIDs can prepare themselves for the changes. ​

Business Rates review study

Business Rates review study

Arup’s City Economics practice was appointed with Professor Tony Travers of the LSE by New West End Company (NWEC) to review the strengths and weaknesses of the business rate system and assess options for change. This summary report explores the potential for a goods and services turnover tax or...

Centre for Cities Report

Centre for Cities Report

Building Blocks - The role of commercial space in Local Industrial Strategies...

Grimsey Review 2018

Grimsey Review 2018

The review is a forward looking and exciting document, looking at some of the underlying societal issues that have affected our town centres. ...

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Paper 13 - Financial budgeting

Paper 13 - Financial budgeting

This paper gives you guidance and best practice for Financial budgeting

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Paper 12 - Operating agreements

Paper 12 - Operating agreements

This paper gives guidance on the best practice for operating agreements. 

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