All Posts in Category: Plymouth Office

The future of Business Rates – what do we think?

There is hardly a week that goes by without mention in the news about the future of the Business Rates system. The most frequent questions I am asked about business rates are “what is likely to happen to the system, when will it happen and how will it affect my business? The government has clearly […] Read more

Commercial Rent Arrears Recovery (CRAR) – A positive change?

It is now approaching a year since the rights of Landlords in respect of the recovery of arrears changed significantly with the introduction of CRAR which became effective from 6th April 2014. The new legislation raised a number of concerns from property owners, but as a brief reminder some of the changes meant that: • […] Read more

Business Rates Set To Increase

With RPI standing at 2.3% in September 2014, business rates bills are set to increase by a minimum of 2.3% from April 2015. Estimates are that assessments with RV £18,000 or more will be charged 0.493p in the £ and smaller assessments at 0.482p. With elections upcoming the Government may offer to add to the […] Read more