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. ​

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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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Paper 11 - Baseline statements

Paper 11 - Baseline statements

This paper goes into detail of how BID regulations require a statement of the existing baseline services to be provided. 

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Paper 10 - Declaration of a BID ballot result

Paper 10 - Declaration of a BID ballot result

This paper gives guidance on the best process for announcing the BID ballot results.

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Paper 9 - Alteration Policy

Paper 9 - Alteration Policy

This paper goes into detail of how BID regulations provide the option for a BID proposer to include within the proposals a provision for the Arrangements to be altered without the need for an Alteration Ballot.

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Policy Paper 8 - Company Articles

Policy Paper 8 - Company Articles

This paper provides some guidance is provided on what company articles is needed with BIDs. ​

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