This is the third part of our series on understanding your business rates. Here we look at what to do if you think your rateable value is incorrect.
This is the second part of our series on understanding your business rates. Here we look at how we value.
New to paying business rates? Or just need a refresher? Here we explain everything you need to know about how your business rates are calculated.
Alan Colston is our Chief Valuer and Head of Surveying Profession. He outlines the main aspects of Revaluation 2023. Find out what sectors have seen changes and why.
Alan Colston is our Chief Valuer and Head of Surveying Profession. In this blog he explains what a revaluation is and what it means for businesses.
Paul Dalling is a National Valuation Lead in the VOA. One of his roles is to advise on the valuation of small shops in England and Wales. In this blog, Paul explains what is involved in valuing these properties.
Jamie Gilbert is part of a small, dedicated team within the VOA’s National Valuation Unit, which is responsible for the valuation of the somewhat specialist class of properties including power generation and utilities. He specialises in smaller scale “independent” networks as opposed to larger distribution networks set up by traditional big electric companies. In this latest How We Value blog, Jamie explains the work that goes into coming up with a valuation for such a property.
Following the launch of our 2022 graduate scheme, our latest blog focuses on Ayesha Azar, a recently qualified Chartered Surveyor, who speaks about her journey on the scheme and building her career in the VOA. Ayesha’s story I was born …
Anthony Robinson and Sean Lloyd are part of the National Valuation Unit at the Valuation Office Agency (VOA), where they are responsible for determining how we value hotels for business rates across England and Wales. Here they tell us more about the development of the valuation system for hotels and how it works in practice.
Jackie Jones and Robin Coulson are part of the National Valuation Unit at the Valuation Office Agency (VOA) where they are responsible for the assessment of ports and related occupations for business rates across England and Wales. Between them they have some 68 years of rating experience in the VOA. Here, they explain the process of valuing ports across England and Wales.