Business Rates Consultation – Business Plan 2015-19

The council is consulting with business ratepayers on the Business Plan 2015-19, including the Budget for 2015/16 and Medium Term Financial Strategy 2015-19. This provides Merton businesses with an opportunity to review the details in the Business Plan and comment as they feel appropriate.

Details of the proposed Business Plan will be considered by Cabinet on 16 February 2015 and will be on the council’s website after the meeting.

Consultation meeting

The council is holding a consultation meeting at the Civic Centre on Wednesday 11 February at 6.00pm and would like to invite any businesses that wish to discuss the budget proposals with Leader of the council, Councillor Stephen Alambritis, councillors and officers.

The council would be glad to receive comments by email or letter from those businesses unable to attend the meeting.

Letters should be addressed to Caroline Holland, Director of Corporate Services at Merton Civic Centre, London Road, Morden, Surrey, SM4 5DX. Emails should be sent to, and should quote the business name and address.

The outcomes of the consultation will be considered as part of the Business Plan approval by the council on 4 March 2015.

To attend the meeting, please notify Jackie Aitken (PA to Assistant Director of Resources) on 020 8545 3325 or email