Concern grows for business rates reform

Published on: 17th February 2017

From 1 April new rateable values for commercial properties will come into effect, along with reform to the business rates appeal process. It’s the first revaluation in seven years, and the impact it will have on businesses is causing increasing concern. 

What are business rates?

Business rates are a tax paid by a business owner on any commercial property they own or rent. They are calculated based on the rental value of the property.

Many business owners will appeal their business rates based on inaccuracies in their rateable value. Since the last revaluation in 2010, over a million ratepayers have appealed their business rates. 

How is the appeal process changing?

As part of the business rates reform, plans to introduce a ‘margin of error’ have been announced, which are due to go before parliament by April.

The proposed reform will stop ratepayers from appealing their business rates if the rateable value falls within a ‘reasonable margin of error’. The plans have caused widespread concern for business owners who could be left substantially overpaying rates.  

Which businesses will suffer the most?

With business rates in London expected to soar, the reality of the revaluation is becoming increasingly worrying for small and independently owned London-based businesses. Significant increases in their rates bills, along with a more difficult appeal process could potentially force them out of business.

Please get in touch for further advice on the business rates revaluation and changes to the appeal process.

Contact Us

Video Guide to the 2017 Business Rates Revaluation

We have launched a seven video guide to the April 2017 Business Rates Revaluation. With the April 2017 business rates revaluation approaching, we have created a video series to help you understand what will be happening over the coming months, how the revaluation could affect your business and what you can do to plan for it.  

Read More....

stdClass Object ( [state] => 1 [modified] => 2017-02-09 09:22:43 [id] => 853 [asset_id] => 1163 [title] => Video Guide to the 2017 Business Rates Revaluation [alias] => video-guide-to-the-2017-business-rates-revaluation [introtext] =>

We have launched a seven video guide to the April 2017 Business Rates Revaluation.

With the April 2017 business rates revaluation approaching, we have created a video series to help you understand what will be happening over the coming months, how the revaluation could affect your business and what you can do to plan for it.

 

[fulltext] =>

 

We have launched a seven video guide to the April 2017 Business Rates Revaluation.

 Our short videos look at the following questions:

 

[catid] => 8 [created] => 2016-06-15 15:31:50 [created_by] => 775 [created_by_alias] => [modified_by] => 775 [checked_out] => 0 [checked_out_time] => 0000-00-00 00:00:00 [publish_up] => 2016-06-15 15:31:50 [publish_down] => 0000-00-00 00:00:00 [images] => {"image_intro":"images\/NewsImages\/Master Thumbnail.jpg","float_intro":"","image_intro_alt":"","image_intro_caption":"","image_fulltext":"","float_fulltext":"","image_fulltext_alt":"","image_fulltext_caption":"","image_banner":""} [urls] => {"urla":"0","urlatitle":"","urlb":"0","urlbtitle":"","urlc":"0","urlctitle":"","urld":"0","urldtitle":"","urle":"0","urletitle":"","urlf":"0","urlftitle":"","urlg":"0","urlgtitle":"","urlh":"0","urlhtitle":"","urli":"0","urlititle":"","urlj":"0","urljtitle":"","urlk":"0","urlktitle":"","urll":"0","urlltitle":""} [url_header] => [attribs] => {"show_title":"","link_titles":"","show_intro":"0","show_category":"","link_category":"","show_parent_category":"","link_parent_category":"","show_author":"","link_author":"","show_create_date":"","show_modify_date":"","show_publish_date":"","show_item_navigation":"","show_icons":"","show_print_icon":"","show_email_icon":"","show_vote":"","show_hits":"","show_noauth":"","urls_position":"","alternative_readmore":"","article_layout":""} [version] => 32 [ordering] => 345 [metakey] => Business Rates, Revaluation, Video Guide, Business Rates Revaluation 2017 [metadesc] => Sanderson Weatherall launch video guide to the April 2017 business rates revaluation. [access] => 1 [hits] => 0 [metadata] => Joomla\Registry\Registry Object ( [data:protected] => stdClass Object ( [robots] => [author] => [rights] => [xreference] => ) [initialized:protected] => 1 [separator] => . ) [featured] => 0 [language] => * [xreference] => [servicetitle] => [service1] => 0 [servicetext1] => [service2] => 0 [servicetext2] => [service3] => 0 [servicetext3] => [service4] => 0 [servicetext4] => [service5] => 0 [servicetext5] => [service6] => 0 [servicetext6] => [service7] => 0 [servicetext7] => [service8] => 0 [servicetext8] => [service9] => 0 [servicetext9] => [service0] => 0 [servicetext0] => [colleague1] => 450 [colleague2] => 500 [colleague3] => 436 [colleague4] => 0 [colleague5] => 0 [colleague6] => 0 [colleague7] => 0 [colleague8] => 0 [colleague9] => 0 [colleague10] => 0 [colleague69] => 0 [colleague68] => 0 [colleague67] => 0 [colleague66] => 0 [colleague65] => 0 [colleague64] => 0 [colleague63] => 0 [colleague62] => 0 [colleague61] => 0 [colleague60] => 0 [colleague59] => 0 [colleague58] => 0 [colleague57] => 0 [colleague56] => 0 [colleague55] => 0 [colleague54] => 0 [colleague53] => 0 [colleague52] => 0 [colleague51] => 0 [colleague50] => 0 [colleague49] => 0 [colleague48] => 0 [colleague47] => 0 [colleague46] => 0 [colleague45] => 0 [colleague44] => 0 [colleague43] => 0 [colleague42] => 0 [colleague41] => 0 [colleague40] => 0 [colleague39] => 0 [colleague38] => 0 [colleague37] => 0 [colleague36] => 0 [colleague35] => 0 [colleague34] => 0 [colleague33] => 0 [colleague32] => 0 [colleague31] => 0 [colleague30] => 0 [colleague29] => 0 [colleague28] => 0 [colleague27] => 0 [colleague26] => 0 [colleague25] => 0 [colleague24] => 0 [colleague23] => 0 [colleague22] => 0 [colleague21] => 0 [colleague20] => 0 [colleague19] => 0 [colleague18] => 0 [colleague17] => 0 [colleague16] => 0 [colleague15] => 0 [colleague14] => 0 [colleague13] => 0 [colleague12] => 0 [colleague11] => 0 [servicextitle] => [servicex1] => 0 [servicextext1] => [servicex2] => 0 [servicextext2] => [servicex3] => 0 [servicextext3] => [servicex4] => 0 [servicextext4] => [servicex5] => 0 [servicextext5] => [servicex6] => 0 [servicextext6] => [servicex7] => 0 [servicextext7] => [servicex8] => 0 [servicextext8] => [servicex9] => 0 [servicextext9] => [servicex0] => 0 [servicextext0] => [general] => [generaltext] => [generalsubject] => An enquiry from sw.co.uk regarding [PAGE TITLE] [contactheader] => [contactheader2] => Contact Us [contactheader3] => 218 [contactheader4] => [category_title] => Latest News [category_alias] => latest-news [category_access] => 1 [author] => Dan Pugh [parent_title] => News & features [parent_id] => 21 [parent_route] => news-features [parent_alias] => news-features [rating] => [rating_count] => [params] => Joomla\Registry\Registry Object ( [data:protected] => stdClass Object ( [article_layout] => _:default [show_title] => 1 [link_titles] => 0 [show_intro] => 0 [show_category] => 0 [link_category] => 0 [show_parent_category] => 0 [link_parent_category] => 0 [show_author] => 0 [link_author] => 0 [show_create_date] => 0 [show_modify_date] => 0 [show_publish_date] => 0 [show_item_navigation] => 0 [show_vote] => 0 [show_readmore] => 1 [show_readmore_title] => 0 [readmore_limit] => 100 [show_icons] => 0 [show_print_icon] => 0 [show_email_icon] => 0 [show_hits] => 0 [show_noauth] => 0 [urls_position] => 0 [show_publishing_options] => 1 [show_article_options] => 1 [show_urls_images_frontend] => 0 [show_urls_images_backend] => 1 [targeta] => 0 [targetb] => 0 [targetc] => 0 [float_intro] => right [float_fulltext] => right [category_layout] => _:default [show_category_heading_title_text] => 1 [show_category_title] => 0 [show_description] => 1 [show_description_image] => 0 [maxLevel] => 0 [show_empty_categories] => 0 [show_no_articles] => 1 [show_subcat_desc] => 1 [show_cat_num_articles] => 0 [show_base_description] => 1 [maxLevelcat] => -1 [show_empty_categories_cat] => 0 [show_subcat_desc_cat] => 1 [show_cat_num_articles_cat] => 1 [num_leading_articles] => 0 [num_intro_articles] => 9 [num_columns] => 3 [num_links] => 0 [multi_column_order] => 1 [show_subcategory_content] => -1 [show_pagination_limit] => 0 [filter_field] => hide [show_headings] => 1 [list_show_date] => 0 [date_format] => [list_show_hits] => 0 [list_show_author] => 0 [orderby_pri] => none [orderby_sec] => rdate [order_date] => published [show_pagination] => 2 [show_pagination_results] => 1 [show_feed_link] => 1 [feed_summary] => 0 [feed_show_readmore] => 0 [show_page_heading] => 1 [layout_type] => blog [menu_text] => 1 [page_title] => Latest News and Insight on the UK Commercial Property Market | Sanderson Weatherall [page_heading] => Latest News [menu-meta_description] => News, industry insight and features on the UK Commercial Property Market from Award Winning Property Consultancy Sanderson Weatherall [secure] => 0 [page_description] => [page_rights] => [robots] => [access-view] => 1 ) [initialized:protected] => 1 [separator] => . ) ) URL: /news/8-latest-news/853-video-guide-to-the-2017-business-rates-revaluation?layout=default&breadcrumb=noimage

Businesses in England & Wales could lose out on business rates refunds

Since the last business rates revaluation in 2010, the Valuation Office Agency (VOA) has received over one million appeals from businesses that are thought to be overpaying rates. With the new rating list set to be published on 1 April 2017, businesses now have just two weeks to challenge their current rates liability and potentially get a refund. After 31 March 2017, the Valuation Office Agency will not consider any appeals for business rates paid over the past seven years.

Read More....

stdClass Object ( [state] => 1 [modified] => 2017-03-15 15:39:43 [id] => 1086 [asset_id] => 1397 [title] => Businesses in England & Wales could lose out on business rates refunds [alias] => businesses-in-england-wales-could-lose-out-on-business-rates-refunds [introtext] =>

Since the last business rates revaluation in 2010, the Valuation Office Agency (VOA) has received over one million appeals from businesses that are thought to be overpaying rates.

With the new rating list set to be published on 1 April 2017, businesses now have just two weeks to challenge their current rates liability and potentially get a refund. After 31 March 2017, the Valuation Office Agency will not consider any appeals for business rates paid over the past seven years.

[fulltext] =>

According UK Government statistics, there are 1.96m commercial rateable properties in England and Wales, meaning hundreds of thousands are unlikely to have been assessed by an independent rating advisor to determine incorrect rates liability.

If you are yet to appeal your rates liability from the 2010 rating list, please contact your local business rates advisor immediately.

Click here for further information about the 2017 business rates revaluation.

Contact

Click on your region for contact details

North East - Richard Farr

Yorkshire & Midlands - Robert Brown

North West - Simon Heather

London & the South - Matthew Midwinter

Download

Our guide to reducing your business rates by clicking here.

[catid] => 8 [created] => 2017-03-14 15:06:00 [created_by] => 428 [created_by_alias] => [modified_by] => 775 [checked_out] => 0 [checked_out_time] => 0000-00-00 00:00:00 [publish_up] => 2017-02-14 15:06:00 [publish_down] => 0000-00-00 00:00:00 [images] => {"image_intro":"images\/March 31.jpg","float_intro":"","image_intro_alt":"","image_intro_caption":"","image_fulltext":"images\/March 31.jpg","float_fulltext":"","image_fulltext_alt":"","image_fulltext_caption":"","image_banner":""} [urls] => [url_header] => [attribs] => {"show_title":"","link_titles":"","show_intro":"","show_category":"","link_category":"","show_parent_category":"","link_parent_category":"","show_author":"","link_author":"","show_create_date":"","show_modify_date":"","show_publish_date":"","show_item_navigation":"","show_icons":"","show_print_icon":"","show_email_icon":"","show_vote":"","show_hits":"","show_noauth":"","urls_position":"","alternative_readmore":"","article_layout":""} [version] => 14 [ordering] => 283 [metakey] => Business rates, rating revaluation, 2010 rating list, rates refund. [metadesc] => Businesses have until 31 March 2017 to appeal the 2010 rating list [access] => 1 [hits] => 1 [metadata] => Joomla\Registry\Registry Object ( [data:protected] => stdClass Object ( [robots] => [author] => [rights] => [xreference] => ) [initialized:protected] => 1 [separator] => . ) [featured] => 0 [language] => * [xreference] => [servicetitle] => [service1] => 853 [servicetext1] => Video [service2] => 43 [servicetext2] => Business rates [service3] => 96 [servicetext3] => Empty rates [service4] => 99 [servicetext4] => rates management [service5] => 100 [servicetext5] => rates audit [service6] => 263 [servicetext6] => local property taxation [service7] => 0 [servicetext7] => [service8] => 0 [servicetext8] => [service9] => 0 [servicetext9] => [service0] => 0 [servicetext0] => [colleague1] => 0 [colleague2] => 0 [colleague3] => 0 [colleague4] => 0 [colleague5] => 0 [colleague6] => 0 [colleague7] => 0 [colleague8] => 0 [colleague9] => 0 [colleague10] => 0 [colleague69] => 0 [colleague68] => 0 [colleague67] => 0 [colleague66] => 0 [colleague65] => 0 [colleague64] => 0 [colleague63] => 0 [colleague62] => 0 [colleague61] => 0 [colleague60] => 0 [colleague59] => 0 [colleague58] => 0 [colleague57] => 0 [colleague56] => 0 [colleague55] => 0 [colleague54] => 0 [colleague53] => 0 [colleague52] => 0 [colleague51] => 0 [colleague50] => 0 [colleague49] => 0 [colleague48] => 0 [colleague47] => 0 [colleague46] => 0 [colleague45] => 0 [colleague44] => 0 [colleague43] => 0 [colleague42] => 0 [colleague41] => 0 [colleague40] => 0 [colleague39] => 0 [colleague38] => 0 [colleague37] => 0 [colleague36] => 0 [colleague35] => 0 [colleague34] => 0 [colleague33] => 0 [colleague32] => 0 [colleague31] => 0 [colleague30] => 0 [colleague29] => 0 [colleague28] => 0 [colleague27] => 0 [colleague26] => 0 [colleague25] => 0 [colleague24] => 0 [colleague23] => 0 [colleague22] => 0 [colleague21] => 0 [colleague20] => 0 [colleague19] => 0 [colleague18] => 0 [colleague17] => 0 [colleague16] => 0 [colleague15] => 0 [colleague14] => 0 [colleague13] => 0 [colleague12] => 0 [colleague11] => 0 [servicextitle] => [servicex1] => 0 [servicextext1] => [servicex2] => 0 [servicextext2] => [servicex3] => 0 [servicextext3] => [servicex4] => 0 [servicextext4] => [servicex5] => 0 [servicextext5] => [servicex6] => 0 [servicextext6] => [servicex7] => 0 [servicextext7] => [servicex8] => 0 [servicextext8] => [servicex9] => 0 [servicextext9] => [servicex0] => 0 [servicextext0] => [general] => [generaltext] => [generalsubject] => [contactheader] => [contactheader2] => [contactheader3] => [contactheader4] => [category_title] => Latest News [category_alias] => latest-news [category_access] => 1 [author] => Hayley Evans [parent_title] => News & features [parent_id] => 21 [parent_route] => news-features [parent_alias] => news-features [rating] => [rating_count] => [params] => Joomla\Registry\Registry Object ( [data:protected] => stdClass Object ( [article_layout] => _:default [show_title] => 1 [link_titles] => 0 [show_intro] => 1 [show_category] => 0 [link_category] => 0 [show_parent_category] => 0 [link_parent_category] => 0 [show_author] => 0 [link_author] => 0 [show_create_date] => 0 [show_modify_date] => 0 [show_publish_date] => 0 [show_item_navigation] => 0 [show_vote] => 0 [show_readmore] => 1 [show_readmore_title] => 0 [readmore_limit] => 100 [show_icons] => 0 [show_print_icon] => 0 [show_email_icon] => 0 [show_hits] => 0 [show_noauth] => 0 [urls_position] => 0 [show_publishing_options] => 1 [show_article_options] => 1 [show_urls_images_frontend] => 0 [show_urls_images_backend] => 1 [targeta] => 0 [targetb] => 0 [targetc] => 0 [float_intro] => right [float_fulltext] => right [category_layout] => _:default [show_category_heading_title_text] => 1 [show_category_title] => 0 [show_description] => 1 [show_description_image] => 0 [maxLevel] => 0 [show_empty_categories] => 0 [show_no_articles] => 1 [show_subcat_desc] => 1 [show_cat_num_articles] => 0 [show_base_description] => 1 [maxLevelcat] => -1 [show_empty_categories_cat] => 0 [show_subcat_desc_cat] => 1 [show_cat_num_articles_cat] => 1 [num_leading_articles] => 0 [num_intro_articles] => 9 [num_columns] => 3 [num_links] => 0 [multi_column_order] => 1 [show_subcategory_content] => -1 [show_pagination_limit] => 0 [filter_field] => hide [show_headings] => 1 [list_show_date] => 0 [date_format] => [list_show_hits] => 0 [list_show_author] => 0 [orderby_pri] => none [orderby_sec] => rdate [order_date] => published [show_pagination] => 2 [show_pagination_results] => 1 [show_feed_link] => 1 [feed_summary] => 0 [feed_show_readmore] => 0 [show_page_heading] => 1 [layout_type] => blog [menu_text] => 1 [page_title] => Latest News and Insight on the UK Commercial Property Market | Sanderson Weatherall [page_heading] => Latest News [menu-meta_description] => News, industry insight and features on the UK Commercial Property Market from Award Winning Property Consultancy Sanderson Weatherall [secure] => 0 [page_description] => [page_rights] => [robots] => [access-view] => 1 ) [initialized:protected] => 1 [separator] => . ) ) URL: /news/8-latest-news/1086-businesses-in-england-wales-could-lose-out-on-business-rates-refunds?layout=default&breadcrumb=noimage

Empty rates

The empty rates problem Have you received a non-domestic rates account for empty rates on a property that you are not occupying? Sanderson Weatherall rating surveyors at are currently advising a wide range of business clients on fully legal strategies to help mitigate, or in some cases even avoid the payment of empty rates. The last government enacted a major change to the previous system of empty rates relief on 1st April 2008 and no further changes are currently in the pipeline. Now, empty rates are payable at a full 100% of occupied rates after the expiry of an initial void period, which may be either 3 months or 6 months, depending upon the type of commercial property. There are further, albeit very limited, exemptions available for listed buildings, storage land and small properties. Charitable organisations may also receive some relief, although extreme care should be taken, as complex limitations apply. Proper professionally qualified advice from a suitably qualified rating surveyor should be taken in all circumstances, as if a problem does arise, the outcome will probably be a rapid return to the full 100% charge with limited rights of redress. Sanderson Weatherall has developed a range of legal property strategies to avoid the payment of empty rates and as a result we have saved many clients a small fortune. Strategies may range from cross - portfolio advice where contents can be moved to the most suitable properties, to the creation of perfectly legal avoidance schemes that are acceptable to local billing authorities as they fall within the established laws of rateable occupation. We can also help our clients who may have a short term need for temporary storage, by linking them up with our other clients elsewhere who need to demonstrate rateable occupation. Contact us now for bespoke professional advice on empty rates. Contact Us

Read More....

stdClass Object ( [state] => 1 [modified] => 2016-12-12 15:46:29 [id] => 96 [asset_id] => 244 [title] => Empty rates [alias] => empty-rates [introtext] =>

The empty rates problem

Have you received a non-domestic rates account for empty rates on a property that you are not occupying?

Sanderson Weatherall rating surveyors at are currently advising a wide range of business clients on fully legal strategies to help mitigate, or in some cases even avoid the payment of empty rates.

The last government enacted a major change to the previous system of empty rates relief on 1st April 2008 and no further changes are currently in the pipeline. Now, empty rates are payable at a full 100% of occupied rates after the expiry of an initial void period, which may be either 3 months or 6 months, depending upon the type of commercial property. There are further, albeit very limited, exemptions available for listed buildings, storage land and small properties. Charitable organisations may also receive some relief, although extreme care should be taken, as complex limitations apply.

Proper professionally qualified advice from a suitably qualified rating surveyor should be taken in all circumstances, as if a problem does arise, the outcome will probably be a rapid return to the full 100% charge with limited rights of redress.

Sanderson Weatherall has developed a range of legal property strategies to avoid the payment of empty rates and as a result we have saved many clients a small fortune. Strategies may range from cross - portfolio advice where contents can be moved to the most suitable properties, to the creation of perfectly legal avoidance schemes that are acceptable to local billing authorities as they fall within the established laws of rateable occupation.

We can also help our clients who may have a short term need for temporary storage, by linking them up with our other clients elsewhere who need to demonstrate rateable occupation.

Contact us now for bespoke professional advice on empty rates.

Contact Us

[fulltext] => [catid] => 112 [created] => 2014-08-06 12:27:18 [created_by] => 427 [created_by_alias] => [modified_by] => 775 [checked_out] => 0 [checked_out_time] => 0000-00-00 00:00:00 [publish_up] => 2014-08-06 12:27:18 [publish_down] => 0000-00-00 00:00:00 [images] => {"image_intro":"images\/Vacant building.jpg","float_intro":"","image_intro_alt":"","image_intro_caption":"","image_fulltext":"","float_fulltext":"","image_fulltext_alt":"","image_fulltext_caption":"","image_banner":""} [urls] => {"urla":"179","urlatitle":"","urlb":"179","urlbtitle":"","urlc":"179","urlctitle":"","urld":"0","urldtitle":"","urle":"0","urletitle":"","urlf":"0","urlftitle":"","urlg":"0","urlgtitle":"","urlh":"0","urlhtitle":"","urli":"0","urlititle":"","urlj":"0","urljtitle":"","urlk":"0","urlktitle":"","urll":"0","urlltitle":""} [url_header] => [attribs] => {"show_title":"","link_titles":"","show_intro":"","show_category":"","link_category":"","show_parent_category":"","link_parent_category":"","show_author":"","link_author":"","show_create_date":"","show_modify_date":"","show_publish_date":"","show_item_navigation":"","show_icons":"","show_print_icon":"","show_email_icon":"","show_vote":"","show_hits":"","show_noauth":"","urls_position":"","alternative_readmore":"","article_layout":""} [version] => 14 [ordering] => 7 [metakey] => [metadesc] => Our rating surveyors are currently advising a wide range of clients on fully legal strategies to help mitigate and avoid payment of empty rates. [access] => 1 [hits] => 0 [metadata] => Joomla\Registry\Registry Object ( [data:protected] => stdClass Object ( [robots] => [author] => [rights] => [xreference] => ) [initialized:protected] => 1 [separator] => . ) [featured] => 0 [language] => * [xreference] => [servicetitle] => Service [service1] => 43 [servicetext1] => Business rates [service2] => 0 [servicetext2] => [service3] => 0 [servicetext3] => [service4] => 0 [servicetext4] => [service5] => 0 [servicetext5] => [service6] => 0 [servicetext6] => [service7] => 0 [servicetext7] => [service8] => 0 [servicetext8] => [service9] => 0 [servicetext9] => [service0] => 0 [servicetext0] => [colleague1] => 450 [colleague2] => 500 [colleague3] => 520 [colleague4] => 557 [colleague5] => 0 [colleague6] => 0 [colleague7] => 0 [colleague8] => 0 [colleague9] => 0 [colleague10] => 0 [colleague69] => 0 [colleague68] => 0 [colleague67] => 0 [colleague66] => 0 [colleague65] => 0 [colleague64] => 0 [colleague63] => 0 [colleague62] => 0 [colleague61] => 0 [colleague60] => 0 [colleague59] => 0 [colleague58] => 0 [colleague57] => 0 [colleague56] => 0 [colleague55] => 0 [colleague54] => 0 [colleague53] => 0 [colleague52] => 0 [colleague51] => 0 [colleague50] => 0 [colleague49] => 0 [colleague48] => 0 [colleague47] => 0 [colleague46] => 0 [colleague45] => 0 [colleague44] => 0 [colleague43] => 0 [colleague42] => 0 [colleague41] => 0 [colleague40] => 0 [colleague39] => 0 [colleague38] => 0 [colleague37] => 0 [colleague36] => 0 [colleague35] => 0 [colleague34] => 0 [colleague33] => 0 [colleague32] => 0 [colleague31] => 0 [colleague30] => 0 [colleague29] => 0 [colleague28] => 0 [colleague27] => 0 [colleague26] => 0 [colleague25] => 0 [colleague24] => 0 [colleague23] => 0 [colleague22] => 0 [colleague21] => 0 [colleague20] => 0 [colleague19] => 0 [colleague18] => 0 [colleague17] => 0 [colleague16] => 0 [colleague15] => 0 [colleague14] => 0 [colleague13] => 0 [colleague12] => 0 [colleague11] => 0 [servicextitle] => [servicex1] => 0 [servicextext1] => [servicex2] => 0 [servicextext2] => [servicex3] => 0 [servicextext3] => [servicex4] => 0 [servicextext4] => [servicex5] => 0 [servicextext5] => [servicex6] => 0 [servicextext6] => [servicex7] => 0 [servicextext7] => [servicex8] => 0 [servicextext8] => [servicex9] => 0 [servicextext9] => [servicex0] => 0 [servicextext0] => [general] => [generaltext] => [generalsubject] => An enquiry from sw.co.uk regarding [PAGE TITLE] [contactheader] => [contactheader2] => Contact Us [contactheader3] => 280 [contactheader4] => Business Rates [category_title] => Business Rates [category_alias] => business-rates-1 [category_access] => 1 [author] => tr10.support [parent_title] => Property Consultancy [parent_id] => 27 [parent_route] => services/property-consultancy [parent_alias] => property-consultancy [rating] => [rating_count] => [params] => Joomla\Registry\Registry Object ( [data:protected] => stdClass Object ( [article_layout] => _:default [show_title] => 1 [link_titles] => 0 [show_intro] => 1 [show_category] => 0 [link_category] => 0 [show_parent_category] => 0 [link_parent_category] => 0 [show_author] => 0 [link_author] => 0 [show_create_date] => 0 [show_modify_date] => 0 [show_publish_date] => 0 [show_item_navigation] => 0 [show_vote] => 0 [show_readmore] => 1 [show_readmore_title] => 0 [readmore_limit] => 100 [show_icons] => 0 [show_print_icon] => 0 [show_email_icon] => 0 [show_hits] => 0 [show_noauth] => 0 [urls_position] => 0 [show_publishing_options] => 1 [show_article_options] => 1 [show_urls_images_frontend] => 0 [show_urls_images_backend] => 1 [targeta] => 0 [targetb] => 0 [targetc] => 0 [float_intro] => right [float_fulltext] => right [category_layout] => _:default [show_category_heading_title_text] => 1 [show_category_title] => 0 [show_description] => 1 [show_description_image] => 0 [maxLevel] => 0 [show_empty_categories] => 0 [show_no_articles] => 1 [show_subcat_desc] => 1 [show_cat_num_articles] => 0 [show_base_description] => 1 [maxLevelcat] => -1 [show_empty_categories_cat] => 0 [show_subcat_desc_cat] => 1 [show_cat_num_articles_cat] => 1 [num_leading_articles] => 0 [num_intro_articles] => 9 [num_columns] => 3 [num_links] => 0 [multi_column_order] => 1 [show_subcategory_content] => -1 [show_pagination_limit] => 0 [filter_field] => hide [show_headings] => 1 [list_show_date] => 0 [date_format] => [list_show_hits] => 0 [list_show_author] => 0 [orderby_pri] => none [orderby_sec] => rdate [order_date] => published [show_pagination] => 2 [show_pagination_results] => 1 [show_feed_link] => 1 [feed_summary] => 0 [feed_show_readmore] => 0 [show_page_heading] => 1 [layout_type] => blog [menu_text] => 1 [page_title] => Latest News and Insight on the UK Commercial Property Market | Sanderson Weatherall [page_heading] => Latest News [menu-meta_description] => News, industry insight and features on the UK Commercial Property Market from Award Winning Property Consultancy Sanderson Weatherall [secure] => 0 [page_description] => [page_rights] => [robots] => [access-view] => 1 ) [initialized:protected] => 1 [separator] => . ) ) URL: /news?catid=112&layout=default&id=96:empty-rates&breadcrumb=noimage

Contact


Email a copy to yourself?
RICS CCS TDS Arla Ombudsman bsi