Business Rates In England And Wales

Rateable values are set to rise from April

Pubs urged to check rateable values now

By Gemma McKenna

Pubs should check the details of their rateable values now, before new bills come out at the start of April, warns the Valuation Office Agency (VOA)....

Caught out: 10,000 pubs may get

Pub rate cuts labelled as 'spin'

By Gemma McKenna

One in five pubs promised big cuts in business rates will actually get much smaller reductions in the short term. More than 450 sites will not see...

Rateable values are set to rise

Pub rateable values rise 23%

By Gemma McKenna

The average pub faces a 23% rise in its rateable value from 2010 — although the most they will pay is 11% more than this year's bill. That's according to a survey of almost 3,500 — or 10% of — leased and tenanted pubs in England and Wales.

Holland: punitive business rates

Shock pub business rates rise

By Gemma McKenna

Evidence of shocking business rates hikes has emerged, with some licensees set to see bills more than double from next April. The news follows stark...

Day: useful advice for pubs on rates

Q&A: rateable values

By Mark Day, Valuation Office Agency

Mark Day, Head of Leisure and Licensed Property Valuations at the Valuation Office Agency (VOA), answers questions on the forthcoming revaluation of business rates and how this might affect your pub.