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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 Guide to BIDs for Local Authorities

Guide to BIDs for Local Authorities

This 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. BIDs are business-led partnerships focused on improving and enhancing commercial and other areas. These areas are typically within town and...

Featured Publication

2022 BID Spring Report

Download the 2022 BID Spring Report

Quarterly National Data - Proximity Futures

Quarterly National Data - Proximity Futures

BIDs are both producers and users of data. They generally produce footfall data for their town and city centres, they provide data about their levy payers and they measure and monitor traffic flows and pedestrian flows through the towns and cities.  This new quarterly report produced by Proximity Futures along with British BIDs allows...

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...

Resilience Fund

Resilience Fund

Our Resilience Fund presentation has been designed to go alongside our Q&A's giving BIDs guidance on the Fund.

BID Barometer - Q1 April 2020

BID Barometer - Q1 April 2020

BID Barometer - Q1 April 2020

Financial Advice for BIDs

Financial Advice for BIDs

From the first moments that COVID-19 struck the UK, it was clear that it would bring major disruption to Business Improvement Districts (BIDs), to the levy payers that they serve, and to the places that they manage. In a series of Q&A sessions attended by over 150 BIDs from around...

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