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.
Alex Wheldon is a Senior Surveyor in the District Valuer Service (DVS) team – our team which provides valuation advice to public sector clients across England, Wales and Scotland. In the second instalment of our How We Value series, Alex talks about the valuation process for heritage sites.
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.
International Women’s Day is a day to celebrate the achievements of women in all walks of life, all around the world. The day also marks a chance to further raise the profile of the continuing fight for gender equality - …
As part of National Apprenticeship Week 2021, our Chief Executive Jonathan Russell reaffirms the Agency’s commitment to training and developing and gives an insight into the broad range of high quality apprenticeship schemes we offer.
Lucy Edwards describes her experiences of training and qualifying to be a Chartered Surveyor whilst working at the VOA
The Civil Service is celebrating the centenary of (some) women over 30 and all men over 21 winning the right to vote. It was another year until women were able to practise as chartered surveyors. Read our blog on the first female surveyor – Irene Barclay
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