The Big Debate – you had your say on workspace in Merton!

By Diana Sterck Merton Chamber of Commerce has been in the business of working with start up and growing businesses for over 15 years. We know times have changed, so in this debate on 3rd November we brought together businesses, workspace providers and policy...

Making Merton a healthier borough for business

By Nicola Davenport Congratulations to Merton Chamber member The Wimbledon Guild who are celebrating having won accreditation under the London Healthy Workplace Charter, with our help. Verifiers were particularly impressed with elements of the Guild’s practices...

Business premises revaluations are available now

By Diana Sterck It’s been a long time coming and seems to have arrived without much publicity – but we want you all to know that all business premises in the country have been revalued by the Valuation Office Agency and this could affect the amount of business rates...

Business Rate Consultation

By Diana Sterck Did you know that the Government is currently consulting on the 100% retention of business rates by local authorities? Currently, although Local Authorities collect most of the business rates, they then send the money back to Central Government and get...