How far is the Valuation Office Agency prepared to go these days on clawing back business rates?
We have read a lot in the media and from MPs on the subject of appealing against unfair business rates but the touchy topic has now reared its head...
In 2016, I commented on the government’s proposals to introduce discretion into the appeal process, with appeals being refused if the reduction in assessment determined was not big enough.
Chancellor Phillip Hammond announced a handful of relief schemes for those hardest hit by increases in liability resulting from the 2017 Rating Revaluation.
A phenomenal amount of sectors, regions and individuals, jumped on the Federation of Small Businesses in London petition against the business rates rises come April.
The Supreme Court has today handed down a very welcome judgment in a rating case with important implications.
I've pulled out a few statistics and predictions taken from across the year that may give you a little food for thought as we head towards the holidays.
The Government has released a summary of its transitional arrangements consultation for the 2017 business rates’ revaluation.
Well, Philip Hammond’s first Autumn statement is in the bag but judging by the commentators and column inches so far there wasn’t much to pick over that hadn’t already...
Just a quick musing from me today after seeing an article that had a very novel way of measuring the impact of business rates on one industry.