An interesting legal development is unfolding with reports that more than a dozen NHS Trusts are taking the Government to court, arguing they should receive an 80% reduction in...
Following on from several landmark court and tribunal rulings of late, I have compiled a free guide that offers a comprehensive overview to landlords and tenants on ways to...
The legislative wheels of Government have finally started turning in relation to business rates revaluations moving from every five to three years, in the hope it will improve accuracy.
Another important decision has been handed down by the Upper Tribunal Lands Chamber this month, ruling on the approach to the valuation of buildings, incapable of beneficial occupation due...
Prime Minister hopeful Matt Hancock has decided to go for the populist vote with his latest idea to “save” thousands of retailers from the cost of business rates.
A mix of airports, energy suppliers and retailers have the unenviable honour of topping this year’s list for the biggest business rates bill in the UK.
The Valuation Office Agency has won the right to appeal the judgement on the rateability of the sites of cash machines outside and within retail premises.
This case centres on a substantial three-storey office block: Mexford House, North Shore in Blackpool.
Pressure is still increasing on the Government to take action on business rates after the latest national town centre vacancy rate reached 10.2% last month.
The Rating Surveyors Association has published its response to the Government’s current inquiry on how business rates policy has impacted business with some interesting recommendations.