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The UK's first BID industry podcast highlighting the amazing work being done by Business Improvement Districts, and the many thousands of businesses that form them, to help our towns and cities across the UK.

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The UK's first BID industry podcast highlighting the amazing work being done by Business Improvement Districts, and the many thousands of businesses that form them, to help our towns and cities across the UK.

    Coronavirus BID industry information: Bath

    Coronavirus BID industry information: Bath

    The Bath community has come together to plan the city centre’s re-opening as we recover from the Covid pandemic. Over 100 people joined with Bath BID to give their ideas for the ‘Big Bath Welcome Back’! More here with Allison Herbert from the BID. 

    • 21 min
    Coronavirus BID industry information: Coventry

    Coronavirus BID industry information: Coventry

    Towns and cities across the UK are busy planning how they restart post COVID19. Trish from Coventry BID joins us to discuss their efforts in kick starting their local economy - and how they're helping prepare Coventry to become next year's City of Culture. Please forgive the sound quality as we're recording these remotely to keep everyone safe. 

    • 23 min
    Coronavirus BID industry information: Croydon

    Coronavirus BID industry information: Croydon

    #RaiseTheBar is a campaign calling on government to raise the £25,000 rateable value threshold to help our retail, leisure and hospitality survive through COVID19. Croydon BID is behind it, and Matthew Sims joins us to tell us how it came about, and how Croydon is navigating the recovery phase.

    • 12 min
    Coronavirus BID industry information: MallComm

    Coronavirus BID industry information: MallComm

    Good communication between BIDs, levy payers, landlords and customers will be key as we navigate the crucial recovery phase after COVID19. That’s why we are thrilled to parter with MallComm and introduce their tool to our towns and city centres. Michelle and Ed explain more.

    • 12 min
    Coronavirus BID industry information: St Ives

    Coronavirus BID industry information: St Ives

    Today we're off to Cornwall (remotely of course) where we catch up with Helen from St Ives BID.  Businesses there are using real ingenuity to get through the crisis - a fisherman has set up a Facebook page with PayPal links, takes orders on Messenger, and delivers your fresh fish the next day!

    • 20 min
    Coronavirus BID industry information: Cambridge

    Coronavirus BID industry information: Cambridge

    Health and safety, machinery, staff, stock, public safety - just some of the challenges businesses in Cambridge are grappling with as they look to the coronavirus recovery phase. Ian from Cambridge BID joins us to discuss this and more. 

    • 13 min

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