Business Rates Relief Package

Readers of Club Room will recall that last month we reported on the £300m support package for businesses affected by the business rates re-valuation. This was due to take effect from 1st April 2017, however, due to the upcoming election this has been delayed. The Department for Communities and Local Government held a public consultation on the small business rate relief scheme to seek views on the final allocation of the fund to local authorities, the publication of the consultation’s findings will now be delayed until after the general election on 8 June 2017.

New Safe & Fun poster for your club, centre or event noticeboard

Putting a poster on your noticeboard with the contact details for your Safeguarding or Welfare Officer demonstrates your commitment to providing a safe environment for young people, and ensures that everyone knows who to contact if they have a concern. There’s a new poster design available to download from the website: Safe & Fun posters. The poster is editable, so you can add your own details and photo before printing.