Business Rates

Is your Rateable Value too high? We provide comprehensive professional advice.

Business rates represent one of the largest overheads for businesses and a successful business rates appeal or a carefully devised rates mitigation scheme, can lead to substantial savings in the amount of rates you pay.  Roger Hannah are rating specialists with a proven track record of successfully reducing rateable values throughout the UK.

Our dedicated and experienced business rates relief team can provide the following services:
  • Reviewing rateable values and determining grounds for appeal.
  • Challenging excessive assessments and securing reductions.
  • Providing representation at Valuation Tribunal hearings.
  • Providing advice to mitigate empty rates liability.
  • Identifying and securing reliefs and exemptions.
  • Securing rates reductions due to ‘Material Change of Circumstances’.

A millstone hanging round the developer’s neck

Acting on behalf of the owners of a large derelict mill building in Manchester

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Business Rates Delay and Calls for Evidence

The Government has announced that the new Rating List will commence on the 1st April 2023, two years after the intended date…

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Landlords Do You Need Help with Empty Property Rates

Whilst the Government have recently introduced a raft of aid for occupiers of commercial property there has been nothing to help…

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Absolutely fantastic service from start to finish. They reduced our rateable value to half & were extremely responsive / professional. Would 1000% recommend anyone to use them!.

Mantra Entertainment Limited
Ben Hourahine - Director

Fantastic experience with this firm from start to finish. No nonsense approach to their dealings and very forthcoming and honest with advice. Provided with a fantastic service with my business rates issues. Very thankful and will certainly be using again in future. If you want an honest reliable local business offering the services they provide this is the place. Thanks again

17 (UK) Limited
Syed Bukhari - Director

Case Studies

Refurbishment / Redevelopment

Following the Supreme Court decision of Newbigin (Valuation Officer) (Respondent) v S J & J Monk (a firm) (Appellant), the…

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Beyond Economic Repair

In Rating Law a property is valued and assumed as being in repair unless it can be demonstrated that the property is “Beyond Economic…

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Temporary Occupation

Roger Hannah were instructed by a North West developer to provide advice and recommendations on a portfolio of vacant commercial stock…

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By providing your business address including the postcode and the rateable value onto an email, we can research your assessment prior to calling you directly….saves time that way.