According to a question tabled this week in Parliament, foreign embassies owe the UK government more than £1m in business rates.
Rating was back in the political spotlight, briefly, with a recent debate in the House of Lords.
The Lands Tribunal for Northern Ireland gave its judgment in a landmark ruling this week that could have a major effect on non-domestic rates across the UK.
Recent figures released show that at least one small business owner a week is facing prison for failing to pay their business rate bills.
I’m not sure there’s much that makes Donald Trump have many sleepless nights but a headline has popped up that could be giving Scottish politicians one or two.
A cautionary tale has emerged from the Court of Appeal this month that should have Local Authority legals double-checking their future paperwork.
Here’s a topical musing as we head towards the summer holidays which includes some good news for anyone who owns and rents out a seasonal holiday let.
Some of the biggest names to grace Bond Street are supposedly considering shutting up shop as a result of business rates and high rents; apparently they don't see the...
A recent decision of the Upper Tribunal has many interesting aspects for rating practitioners, but for those running historic buildings as museums and galleries it delivers a much welcome...
All bets are off at the moment when it comes to what will happen on the political front – by the time I have finished writing this item we...