Yearly Archives: 2012

SBRR: Additional help for small business

December 24, 2012

The 2012 Autumn Statement saw additional help for small businesses through the extended application of Small Business Rate Relief or ‘SBRR’ This is applied to properties with rating assessments between £6,000 and £12,000 Rateable Value. The applied level of relief is based on a sliding scale of 1% relief for every £120 RV below £12,000 […]

“Pubs closing at a rate of 18 a week” – CAMRA

November 30, 2012

2012 has seen a second year of falling sales at regional and town centre pubs across England. The weakening of the economy and the reduction in household spending are pushing many publicans out of business. Mike Benner, Camra chief executive, said: “As today’s pub closure figures show, the future of Britain’s valued community pubs remains […]

2015 Revaluation is postponed – by two years!

May 2, 2012

“Struggling businesses, particularly independent businesses, have been looking forward to the 2015 Revaluation as they were expecting substantial drops in Rateable Value and hopefully business rates liability” according to our Enterprise Specialist, Danny George. Originally each Revaluation lasted 5 years in length and then each property is given a new Rateable Value based on it’s […]