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Publications

Find the latest and most important publications on this section of the website.  There are a variety of publications available, 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.

Featured Publication

Response to the HM Treasury Business Rates Review: Call for Evidence

This response to the HM Treasury Business Rates Review: Call for Evidence is from British BIDs (Bb) the decade-old membership organisation focused on serving the 329 Business Improvement Districts (BIDs) in the British Isles. ...

Featured Publication Supporting our high streets after COVID-19

Supporting our high streets after COVID-19

A submission from British BIDs to the Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee on Supporting our high streets after COVID-19

Featured Publication OUR PLAN TO REBUILD: The UK Government’s COVID-19 recovery strategy

OUR PLAN TO REBUILD: The UK Government’s COVID-19 recovery strategy

This document sets out a plan to rebuild the UK for a world with COVID-19. It is not a quick return to 'normality.' Nor does it lay out an easy answer. And, inevitably, parts of this plan will adapt as we learn more about the virus. But it is a...

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.  ...

Shaping the future of the BID industry

The purpose of this report highlights where the Business Improvement District [BID] industry was and how British BIDs might best respond to the needs of that industry following the COVID-19 pandemic.  We therefore set up a number of different research streams to see both where the industry was going and...

Savills Re:Imagining Retail

By Savills UK The accelerated evolution of retail is extraordinary. In 2020 we saw a shift in consumer behaviour like never before. These trends were already advancing, but too often ignored. When we embarked on the Repurposing campaign with Re:Imagining Retail#1 it was a call to arms for all stakeholders...

Annual BID Survey and Report 2020

Annual BID Survey and Report 2020

This 14th Business Improvement District report, written in the autumn of 2020, during the Covid-19 pandemic, is an important piece of research into the current BID landscape and provides us with an opportunity to gain an insight into how the industry is evolving.The 2020 report differs slightly from previous years, because...

Virtual National BIDs Conference 2020 Presentations

Virtual National BIDs Conference 2020 Presentations

You can view the presentations from speakers at the 2020 Virtual Conference here. 10 years of delivery - Fiona Wright What have we learnt from 2020? - Chris Turner Business plans of the future - Lucy Stanford 10 digital trends of the future - Will Wright Repurposing our places - Holly & Izzy How can...

BID Barometer - Q3 October 2020

BID Barometer - Q3 October 2020

As we said in our second Barometer, three months ago in July, the purpose and uses of this new BID Barometer are multiple. It allows a quarterly snapshot to be taken of the BID community in the British Isles for policy makers, both local and national; it allows Chief Executives...

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