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 NATIONAL BID CRITERIA 2019

NATIONAL BID CRITERIA 2019

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 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.  ...

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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 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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Policy Paper 7 - The BID Body

Policy Paper 7 - The BID Body

This paper explains the importance of a BID Body in regards to the regulations and who can act as the Body. ​​

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....

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