Passing of our Chair Andrew Wakefield

It is with great sadness to inform you that the Chair of our Board of Directors, Andrew Wakefield, passed away yesterday 26th October. Andrew was a key figure in Merton and South London, undertaking many roles in making our communities inclusive, safe and a great...

Crossrail 2

“Crossrail 2 is a proposed new railway serving London and the wider South East. It would connect the National Rail networks in Surrey and Hertfordshire via new tunnels and stations between Wimbledon, Tottenham Hale and New Southgate, linking in with London...

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...