News and Resources

Average UK BID

The means produces an average UK BID Model which is updated monthly and keeps a track of the changing nature of BIDs in the UK.

A BID for Bermondsey

After five years of campaigning, businesses in Bermondsey have voted YES to a Business Improvement District.

The means begin their Welsh BIDs journey

The means were appointed to work with businesses, and other stakeholders, in six Welsh towns who are considering the development of Business Improvement Districts (BIDs) following successful funding applications to the Welsh Government.

Vibrant & Viable Places: Welsh towns receive news on funding

Carl Sergeant, Welsh Government Minister for Housing and Regeneration has announced the results of the regeneration funding programme.

The German Chamber: A vehicle for success?

Recently back from speaking at the German Business Improvement Districts (BIDs) conference in Offenbach

The Baltic Way

Recently back from two fascinating days in Vilnius, capital of Lithuania.

(Voluntary) Exile on Main Street 2013

I had the fortune to marry an American who comes from a particularly attractive part of the USA – the ‘Crystal Coast’ at the bottom end of North Carolina’s Outer Banks.