The Week article rightly signals the problems of high business rate demands faced by the high street giants, including M&S, Tesco, Debenhams and Sainsbury's.
But what of the smaller, traditional high street enterprises, which add distinctive character to our towns, and which have not been helped by the latest Budget announcements of partial relief?
Commercial Property Advisors (CPA) have achieved some success in challenging rates demands, for firms where every penny counts.
CPA offers a no win no fee service, from surveys to the online documentation, and strives to reduce the worries of hard-pressed businesses. CPA depends entirely on satisfied clients, and is committed to reducing the burden of business rates.