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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.  ...

The Digital High Street Report 2020

The Digital High Street Report 2020

The British high street has weathered sweeping changes in society, varied economic cycles, successive layers of property development and retail expansion, and the seismic impact of digital technology on communications, entertainment and commerce.

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Policy Paper 6 - The BID Proposer

Policy Paper 6 - The BID Proposer

This paper provides some useful guidance on the BID proposer and what is the minimum needed from the proposer to comply with the regulations. ​

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Policy Paper 5 - The Business Plan

Policy Paper 5 - The Business Plan

This paper explains the main purpose of a Business plan and its importance. ​

National BID Survey 2017

National BID Survey 2017

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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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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