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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.

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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 BIDs Survey 2019 - Executive Summary

National BIDs Survey 2019 - Executive Summary

Executive Summary and Key Headlines from the National BIDs Survey 2019...

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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Paper 10 - Declaration of a BID ballot result

Paper 10 - Declaration of a BID ballot result

This paper gives guidance on the best process for announcing the BID ballot results.

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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...

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