.... Many of the affected businesses are in Conservative heartlands and the pressure saw the chancellor Philip Hammond announce a £435m relief package in the budget. Half a million shopkeepers, pubs and restaurants saw their rates bills – the commercial equivalent of council tax
– increase at the start of this month after a revaluation of property hit parts of the country where prices have surged. ...
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