Business rates advice

Market leading Business rates specialists

GVA is at the cutting edge of business rates advice, providing innovative solutions to minimise liabilities. We take time to understand the strategic objectives of a business and deliver a seamless service for managing all aspects of the business rates system.

As one of the largest, most successful and integrated rating consultancies in the UK, operating from 11 regional offices, clients benefit from a national team of over 65 professionals led by 32 Directors. We act for over 2,200 clients and handle £4.65bn of Rateable Value, delivering total rate savings of over £2.75 billion during the last 10 years. For the 2010 revaluation we have achieved an average Rateable Value reduction of 13.5%, which can be benchmarked against the Government’s target of 3.2%.

We work across all of the main property sectors including retail, offices, hotels and leisure, public sector, healthcare, education, infrastructure, manufacturing and logistics. We also have experts in niche sectors such as defence, pharmaceuticals, automotive, energy, waste and telecommunications.

To find out how you can minimise your liabilities or for business rates enquiries, please contact


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New business rates appeals process for properties in England

All non-domestic properties in England, Scotland and Wales were re-valued for the 2017 Rating List and the new 2017 Rateable Values went live on 1 April 2017. For properties in England there has also been a radical change to the appeals system with the introduction of Check Challenge Appeal (CCA). The new system introduces new processes for both the ratepayer and their agent.

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