How pub business rates are calculated

How pub business rates are calculated

By Michael Yass

Business rates are one of the highest costs for pubs, and many licensees disagree with how much they have to pay. So how does the Valuation Office Agency (VOA) work it out? Ratings surveyor Michael Yass, director at Chesterton Humberts, de-mystifies the...

Counting the cost: business rates appeals delayed

Pub rating appeals delayed at VOA

By Gemma McKenna

Pub rating appeals have been delayed because valuation officials have been busy preparing the new rating list for 2010. Thwaites Brewery said some...