Business rate hike 'could close' garden centres

Scottish ministers are considering a business rate surcharge from spring 2020 on online and out-of-town retailers following a recommendation in 2017's review of business rates, which aims to use the cash to support rates relief for town centre shops.

by Matthew Appleby

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