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Tim Mercer — CEO of cloud-first technology firm, Vapour — joins Trenches Law for the second instalment of our barriers busting series. Penning some thoughts on the underlying challenges brought by innovation, he shares some crucial perspective on how taking a more holistic view of tech and infrastructure needs — with a closer eye on ROI — could help boost progress in the telecoms sector.
As more organisations look to a variety of ways to stay connected, there has been an increase over the years in demand for dark fibre and how it can benefit businesses moving forward. In April 2017, the Government introduced a five-year holiday period on business rates for new fibre optic broadband infrastructure (FTTP). So, what do business leaders have to consider, and how do they claim rates relief before the deadline? We questioned Phil Ray, Director of business rates at Altus Group, to provide this guidance…