We are a specialist team of business rates surveyors working to minimise our clients' rating liabilities. We can advise on all aspects of commercial and trading premises, and have a proven track record of successfully negotiating to achieve significant savings for our clients, across all sectors.
In addition to advising clients on (the common property types of) offices, industrial and retail premises, we have significant experience of specialist properties such as hotels, conference centres, public houses, restaurants, leisure and club facilities, health sector premises, public sector occupations including schools and other educational establishments.
With our highly skilled staff we also have significant experience of particular niche areas such as Plant and Machinery rating, which often applies to large industrial or operators of major networks.
Our clients include national companies and operators, and our long association with many is testament to their satisfaction with the quality of service we provide and the results we achieve for them.
Our services include:-
Inspecting premises and carrying out research
Making proposals and negotiating appeals with the Valuation Officer
Calculating estimates of rate liability
Advising on action required to minimise rate liability
Advising in relation to vacant premises and ‘empty rates’
Completing requests for information from the Valuation Officer
Annual checking of rate liabilities
Appeals need to be lodged in many instances within strict time deadlines, so please do contact us.