Headlines, PublicNet: 25 October, 2016

Major changes to councils’ funding are making councils much more dependent on the amount of council tax and business rates raised locally. The Business Rates Retention Scheme currently allows local areas in England to keep up to 50% of the growth in their business rates revenues that result from new developments.

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