News & Events
23rd Oct 2018
Believe it or not, the next important date in the business rates cycle is less than 6 months away! When the 2015 Rating Revaluation was postponed to 2017 it was as daunting as it was unprecedented in the modern system. 5 yearly revaluation cycles have been the norm since 1990.
21st Sep 2018
The valuation of property is never purely a science. Few properties could ever be described as identical and so it follows that the same valuation evidence cannot be applied directly to many properties without some form of adjustment and realistic application. Rather than being either black or white – there is always a grey area in valuation.
15th May 2018
Business Rates is often seen as a contentious tax at the root of the downfall of several high profile retailers and the slow death of the High Street. However, this is too simplistic.
18th Jan 2018
The Chancellors Autumn Statement included 3 important changes to the business rates system. Two months on we review what it actually means?
11th Aug 2017
Roger Hannah and Co submit first wave of 2017 business rates “Checks” despite the furore!
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.