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Barometer | 23 February 2017

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Big league

Lincoln City

Queens Park Rangers

Bristol City

Swansea

Birmingham

Liverpool

Burnley

Mega mergers

Unilever

Kraft Heinz

Vodafone

Mannesmann

RBS

ABN Amro

AOL

Time Warner

Kraft Heinz

Raising questions

RETIREMENT RPU RISE
5 years ago £11,155
10 years ago £13,169
15 years ago £15,326
20 years ago £17,195
25 years ago £19,579

RETIREMENT CPI RISE
5 years ago £10,718
10 years ago £12,580
15 years ago £13,758
20 years ago £14,653
25 years ago £16,514

Source: ONS

Going rates

BUSINESS SQ FT
Takeaway, Grimsby 350
Hair salon, Enfield 400
Grocery, Battersea 850
Café, Fitzrovia 763
Lights shop, Bath 1,120
Bookie, Mids’boro 2,150

BUSINESS RENT (P.A.)
Takeaway, Grimsby £3,500
Hair salon, Enfield £5,500
Grocery, Battersea £26,000
Café, Fitzrovia £19,000
Lights shop, Bath £30,000
Bookie, Mids’boro £37,000

BUSINESS RATES
Takeaway, Grimsby £0
Hair salon, Enfield £600
Grocery, Battersea £800
Café, Fitzrovia £6,200
Lights shop, Bath £9,000
Bookie, Mids’boro £16,000
Source: Zoopla, Valuation Office Agency