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 Grimsey Review

The Grimsey Review

This review has its origins in the publication of the Government commissionedreview of the high street carried out by Mary Portas in December 2011. Amid much fanfare this promised the earth but delivered little. ...

BIDs Guidance and Best Practice

BIDs Guidance and Best Practice

This Guidance was produced with help from the Association of Town and City Management. It is intended to be a high level starter guide. Although some ofthe guidance here is generic to all BIDs, the Guidance is to help individuals, local partnerships and local authorities in England understand the processnecessary to...

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. ​

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