Valuation Office Agency

Action needed: the Valuation Office Agency (VOA) has been urged to negotiate fair reductions with ratepayers

'Wartime footing’ as business rates appeals soar

By Emily Hawkins

The Valuation Office Agency (VOA) has revealed that almost 145,000 businesses registered to begin the process of challenging their property valuations during April, May and June.

Shambles: big concerns have been raised over the reduction in VOA offices

Reduction in VOA offices will be a 'nightmare' for businesses

By Georgina Townshend

The Government's plan to reduce the number of Valuation Office Agency (VOA) offices has been described as a "shambles" that will be a "nightmare for businesses wanting to appeal their business rates", according to global property...

The BBPA is urging pubs to respond to requests for information

Pubs warned over business rates info request

By Mike Berry

Licensees have been urged to respond quickly to requests for information from the Valuation Office Agency (VOA) about their pub’s trading performance, if they want to avoid fines and unnecessary red tape.

Greg Hands

MP: pubs kept in dark over chance of rates cut

By John Harrington

The claims have been denied by the Valuation Office Agency, which says it is in close contact with the trade it's easy to seek reductions in rateable value