IPM hosts roundtable on High Streets Rental Auctions
7th June 2022 ___ On the 19th May, IPM hosted a policy roundtable on High Streets Rental Auctions (HRSA), as announced in the recent Levelling Up and Regeneration Bill. We were joined by the team responsible for HRSA policy at the Department of Levelling Up, Housing and Communities (DLUHC). IPM invited Members, Fellows and Senior Fellows to represent various high street interes ...
Compulsory Rental Auctions – a ‘force’ for good on the high street…?
Powers to allow councils to ‘force’ landlords to let highstreet premises that have been empty for more than a year, have been outlined in the Queen’s Speech. Iain Nicholson and Prof Cathy Parker look at the proposals and ask what the impact could be for high streets.
Prof Cathy Parker on 'High Street Revival' - BBC Radio 4 You and Yours
Professor Cathy Parker, IPM Co-Chair and Research Lead for the High Streets Task Force, appeared on BBC Radio 4 You and Yours on 3rd January 2022, marking 10 years since the Portas Pilots and looking at the topic of ‘High Street Revival’.
Over 100 destinations urge UK government to deliver 'business booster' and save retail, hospitality and leisure firms
The BID Foundation, along with over 100 UK destinations, has written to the Prime Minster to urge government to provide a ‘Business Booster’ of support measures amidst concern about further restrictions and as many businesses struggle to survive.