FOI Disclosure Log

Customer Request Details

21 December 2018

Please, would it be possible to receive information on the following questions for your region/location? 

·  How many fitness/wellness businesses there are in your region to date, broken down by type e.g. 125 gyms and 50 yoga studios open to date

·  How many fitness/wellness businesses opened in your region in 2016/2017/2018 (annually to date for 2018), broken down by type e.g. in 2016 125 businesses opened and 50 of those were gyms/studios etc 

·  How many fitness/wellness businesses closed in your region in 2016/2017/2018 (annually, to date for 2018), broken down by type e.g. in 2016 50 businesses closed and 20 of those were gyms/studios etc   



East Herts Council Response

27 December 2018

I am writing to acknowledge your written request for information.

Your request is being considered and you will receive the information requested within the statutory timescale of 20 working days as defined by the Freedom of Information Act 2000, subject to the information not being exempt or containing reference to a third party.

The Act defines a number of exemptions, which may prevent release of the information you have requested.  There will be an assessment of your request and if any of the exemption categories apply then the information will not be released.  You will be informed if this is the case, including your rights of appeal.

If the information you request contains reference to a third party then they may be consulted prior to a decision being taken on whether or not to release the information to you.  You will be informed if this is the case.

There may be a fee payable for this information, this will be considered and you will be informed if any fees are payable.  In this event the fee must be paid before the information is processed and released.  The 20 working day time limit for the response is suspended until receipt of payment.

If you have any queries about the processing of your request then please do not hesitate to contact me.

It is important that you include the above FOI reference number on all correspondence related to this request.

Your personal details will be held within out Information Request case management system, and only used for the purposes of evaluating and processing your request.

While details of your information request may be published on the council website, your personal details will never be published or released to anyone outside the council unless it is required by the Information Commissioners Office.

Thank you for your request.

 



Customer

27 December 2018

Hi there, 

Thank you for your email. I am now out of the office until Thursday 3rd January 2019.

Please also note, our offices are closed from 1 pm on the 21st December and will open again as usual on the 2nd January 2019. For any urgent enquiries during this time, please email [email protected] and a member of the team will pick it up.  






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LIBBY WINDLE  

Junior PR & Earned Media Account Manager

EPIPHANY | JAYWING PR

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Direct Dial - 0113 323 5806

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East Herts Council Response

31 December 2018

Thank you for your request for information, this has now been processed and the information that we hold is enclosed.

We publish information relating to commercial property including the type of business here: https://www.eastherts.gov.uk/article/35764/Business-Rates-Liability--Credits

Unfortunately we do not maintain records from previous years as part of the business rates data so we are unable to provide that information.

If you have any queries or complaint about the processing of your request please do not hesitate to contact me.

 

Alternatively for more information on the Freedom of Information Act contact the Information Commissioner at:

Information Commissioners Office
Wycliffe House
Water Lane
Wilmslow
Cheshire
SK9 5AF

Telephone 0303 123 1113

https://ico.org.uk/

 

It is important that you include the above FOI reference number on all correspondence related to this request.

 

Thank you for your request.