• Property Investor


    Savings over £17,000 RV

    Property Investor, City Road, London, EC1

    £63,500RV reduced to £46,000RV
    £25,000RV reduced to £21,500RV

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  • Rathbone Brothers PLC


    Savings over £400,000 RV

    Rathbone Brothers PLC, Curzon Street, London, W1J 5HD

    Empty Rates Applications

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  • Primavera


    Savings over £59,000 RV

    Primavera, Commercial Park, Frome, Somerset

    Valuation Tribunal Decision – RV reduction of £59,000

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  • Parade of shops


    RV reduction of 13%

    Parade of shops, Sunninghill, Berks

    Rateable value reduction of 13% for all businesses along high street

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  • The Pantiles


    £17,500 reduction in rates liability

    The Pantiles, The Pantiles - Tunbridge Wells

    National retailer occupying period retail premises, Rateable Value reduced by 15% for masking

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  • The Bridge Lounge – SE1

    Pubs & Hotels

    15% reduction in RV

    The Bridge Lounge – SE1, Tooley Street, London, SE17

    Successful rating appeal and Valuation Tribunal hearing, saving our client £9,000

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  • Melville Hotel in Camden

    Pubs & Hotels

    Savings of £12,000 RV

    Melville Hotel in Camden, Camden, WC1

    A hotel undergoing redevelopment, listed building and a dispute over whether it should be considered vacant for the purposes of empty rates during the building works. Held: The Magistrates Court directed the Council to refund all rates paid during the vacant period and to refund previous Council Tax liability as well.

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  • The Bull Inn at Bisham, Bucks

    Pubs & Hotels

    Savings of £7,000 RV

    The Bull Inn at Bisham, Bucks, Bisham, Bucks

    RV reduced from £98,000 to £55,000

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  • Inchcape plc

    Motor Trade

    £47,000 RV

    Inchcape plc, Maidenbower Business Park, Crawley

    Crawley Audi reduced by 19%, confirmed distinction between class1 and class 2 car showrooms

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  • Cooper BMW

    Motor Trade

    £26,500 RV

    Cooper BMW, Tunbridge Wells

    Car showroom on the North farm Retail Park, Tunbridge Wells

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Welcome to businessrates.com

“- I just can’t understand why in this recessionary climate my business rates are so high?”

This is just one of many statements that we received from rate-payers often looking at ways of reducing their business over-heads.

The good news is that businessrates.com have the expertise to assist you to reduce your business rates and to get you that all important refund. Bisset Moffatt Hill Chartered Surveyors based in London, Heathrow, and Gatwick are a specialist rating practice that have achieved in excess of £75 millions pounds of savings for their clients.

One of the main routes is via appeals against your rateable value, allowed by legislation, but with specic rules in place. This is where we can help. We are the expert surveyors who, armed with evidence, will be able to appeal your rateable value to a successful conclusion.

Latest News

Business Rates and the 2015 Budget Statement

The 2015 Budget said little on business rates except the intention to create a northern powerhouse and to expect an overhaul of the rating system…again..! Mr Osborne said: “With the devolution of power, skills, transport and now health I can now announce we have reached provisional agreement to allow Greater Manchester to keep 100 per […]

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Business Rates in the Autumn Statement 2014

In the world of business rates, the most important part of the 2014 Autumn Statement wasn’t in the speech but in page 79 of the official statement [click to download here…] contains the bombshell, that if you have not appealed your assessment by 1 April 2015 then any reduction will only be backdated to the […]

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Public House beer ties

After several years campaigning by businessrates.com (amongst others) we are delighted to see that the Government have successfully voted through a 1st stage bill to abolish ties.  The Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill 2014-15 seeks to rid current tenants of the obligation to buy beer from their Landlords. Roderick Bisset BSc MRICS from our Gatwick office […]

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