LEGAL | Staff Reporter, UK

Government vows to aid industry over rising business rates

The government made a promise to help restaurants, pubs, and hotels facing climbing business rates.

Sajid Javid, Communities Secretary, said that support for companies hit by the rates will be outlined in the coming month.

"It's clear to me that more needs to be done to level the playing field and make the system fairer. There are clearly some individual businesses facing particular difficulties," said Javid.

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