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 BID SURVEY 2018

NATIONAL BID SURVEY 2018

Produced by British BIDs. The 12th National Business Improvement District [BID] Survey, conducted in 2018, was undertaken primarily on behalf of the BID industry. This year’s survey is supported by Openreach.  ...

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.

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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. ​

The Licencing Act 2003

The Licencing Act 2003

The Licensing Act 2003 revolutionised the law governing the sale of alcohol. It came into force in November 2005 and has therefore been in force for 11 years. In that time hardly a year has gone by without major amendments to the Act, and it is therefore ripe for post-legislative scrutiny...

BIDs Technical Guidance to Local Authority

BIDs Technical Guidance to Local Authority

This Technical Guide focuses on the core roles and responsibilities that a local authority is required to undertake in relation to a ratepayer-based Business Improvement District (BID) development, management and termination....

Cities Outlook 2016: Centre for Cities

Cities Outlook 2016: Centre for Cities

Economic index of the 63 largest cities and towns in the UK...

Business Improvement District Regulations England 2004

Business Improvement District Regulations England 2004

Established in 2004, the BID Regulations can be found here and are a crucial document for all BIDs....

IMPROVING PLACES: Culture and Business Improvement Districts: Thriving Partnerships

IMPROVING PLACES: Culture and Business Improvement Districts: Thriving Partnerships

This report presents examples of how Business Improvement Districts (BIDs) and cultural organisations can work together to drive economic growth and help their communities thrive. ...

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