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The post a wee bit down mentioning what is left in town centres mentioned Charity shops.

I think it must be a common thread now in the UK (and maybe beyond). All town centres / city centres are full of charity shops. Everything and anything appears to have a charity shop related to it.

TV adverts constantly asking the public for donations, people doing countless hours of charity work/fundraising etc.

I really do wonder what the cost of running all these shops is round the UK versus how much actually makes it back to what the charity is working towards, i.e. what the net charitable amount is versus the gross collected.

The rateable value of some of the shops cannot be cheap, and the cost must be huge.

Edit:
Following some of the points raised below, did some checks, and yes there is also relief in Scotland/Abz : ACC Rates Relief[^] so that would obviously help significantly.
So all those charity shops must put pressure on non charity shops rates to satisfy the council budgets!

modified 7-Jul-14 8:50am.

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