MPs debate high street review and improvement plans
Conservative MP Jack Brereton, representing Stoke-on-Trent South, has introduced the High Streets (Designation, Review, and Improvement Plan) Bill, with members debating how to support high street renewal and referencing the findings of the High Streets Task Force.
High street funding will be wasted unless councils develop a new approach to regeneration, warns new IPM report
A new report identifies some of the key challenges the High Streets Task Force, run by the Institute of Place Management, has uncovered from visits to over 140 towns over the past four years.
BID leaders to address challenges of 'safe and social' towns
Leaders of Business Improvement Districts will meet in London on 8th November to discuss new ways to manage 'safe and social' spaces in towns and cities around the UK. The BID Leadership Network, run by The BID Foundation and Institute of Place Management, will host a range of blue chip brands and place experts, including Centre for Cities, Allies and Morrison, and Tesco. Top o ...
BID bodies collaborate with government on sector review
A jointly-authored paper was presented to DLUHC by the three membership bodies, which outlines some of those key practical and regulation issues which BID leaders will be familiar with from their day-to-day experience. This includes aspects like ballots, billing, and relationships with local authorities.