News & Events
21st Jul 2017
The changes to the appeals system are significant and place the onus firmly on the ratepayer to demonstrate their assessment is excessive.
10th Jul 2017
We are the second highest growing practice of chartered surveyors Nationwide!
9th Mar 2017
"The Chancellor has completely ignored industry calls to stop the proposed changes to the appeal system."
7th Mar 2017
Property owners and developers have welcomed the Supreme Court’s ruling in a Landmark business rates case when deciding that properties undergoing redevelopment should be valued at a lower rate.
24th Feb 2017
Businesses that appeal their 2017 rates assessment could be in for a shock and have to wait years for them to be resolved because of a backlog facing the Valuation Office Agency (VOA) from outstanding appeals and Government proposals to alter the appeals system.
24th Nov 2016
In the words of the Chancellor... “Trust Me It Is Complicated”
8th Nov 2016
The Business Rates revaluation should be taken into account by Landlords when considering the amount of tenant's statutory compensation payable under the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954.
14th Oct 2016
Any Business Rate Appeal that actually reaches the Valuation Tribunal can only be amended if the proposed new rateable value is outside the bounds of reasonable professional judgement!
10th Oct 2016
Following the release of the draft rating list last week, properties in London’s West End are set to see hikes of 75% to 100% in their rateable values, with some shops seeing as much as a 250% rise.
26th Aug 2016
The Government has launched its latest consultation of the Business Rates Appeals System. As part of its reform of rates appeals a move to a ‘check, challenge, appeal’ system may come with massive Sting in the Tail.