We provide advice in a number of specialist ratings areas.
We’ve been the leading UK provider of business rates and lease advisory advice to advertising contractors since 1990. We’ve represented clients in more than 6000 rating assessments, covering over £10m rateable value, saving in excess of £2.8m since 1995.
Our expertise includes business rates assessments for ‘specials’, banners, street furniture and conventional sites. We also provided specialist advice to the Outdoor Advertising Association during the 2005 Rating List.
We offer an experienced business rates advisory service to local authorities, private and independent schools, further education colleges and public body training sectors across the UK.
We’ve appealed in excess of £110m rateable value of education assessments, making savings exceeding £12m in respect of advice on the 2005 rating list.
We are the leading supplier of business rates advice to Premier League and Football League clubs. We currently advise 28 clubs throughout England and Wales, including six in the Premier League. Under the 2005 rating list, we have achieved savings in excess of £5m for our clients by applying specialist valuation techniques.
As industry leaders, we are leading direct negotiations with the Valuation Office Agency in order to agree a national valuation basis for business rates.
We provide business rates advice to national and local hoteliers throughout the UK.
We have challenged over 200 rating assessments within the hotel industry on the 2005 rating list, achieving savings of more than £12m.
We are the leading UK provider of business rates advice to car dealerships, petrol retailers, car supermarkets, car auction sites and car storage sites. We’ve represented our clients in over 1450 UK motor trade business rates assessments covering £90.25m rateable value.
We also agreed a framework standard for car dealerships at 2010 revaluation.
The police estate
Police authorities throughout the UK facing increasing demands on services and ever tightening budgetary constraints.
Our business rates services will help to maximise police resources by improving efficiency, identifying savings and increasing financial returns.
Ports and docks
We offer an experienced business rates service tailored to the specialist requirements of operators of statutory port areas. We’re the biggest provider of business rates services to the ports industry in the UK.
Our services include agreeing a clear basis of assessment with the Valuation Office Agency, expert witness, advice on empty property rates and budgetary advice on the 2010 rating revaluation.
We have been the leading advisers in respect of business rates to the water industry for many years.
We currently advise six water companies and to date have secured savings in excess of £15million on the 2010 Rating List
As the industry leaders we have led direct negotiations with the Valuation Office Agency in order to agree a national basis of valuation for sewage disposal works.