Business Rates

Business Rates are a property related tax, affecting occupiers of all non-domestic property throughout the UK, they are a significant financial burden to many businesses and it is therefore essential to minimise your rate liability to benefit the profitability of your business.

Here at TBALP, we have extensive specialist experience advising occupiers of commercial premises both large and small on the best way of reducing their business rates liabilities and minimising their empty rate payments.


Tim Brown, our Business Rates director has approaching 30 years of experience advising a large cross section of companies in the retail, leisure, manufacturing and commercial sectors in respect of business rates appeals and representation at tribunal in order to ensure that his clients’ rates bills are kept to a minimum, in the process saving his clients many millions of pounds.


Tim also advises on strategies to reduce business rates liabilities in respect of empty properties which can be a very significant burden to a business and we can bring these many years of experience to benefit your organisation.


With the Rating Revaluation 2017 now just around the corner and significant changes likely in the field of business rates it is now more important than ever to ensure that your business is taking the best possible advice to reduce your liabilities and to be prepared for the changes ahead.

Our Business Rates services include:

o Detailed analysis of your Business Rates issues.
o Site survey and appraisal of rating assessment
o Advice on appeal strategy, submitting appeals and negotiation with Valuation Office
o Representation at tribunal and higher courts.
o Pursuing refunds and certifying rates bills
o Advice on empty rates strategies

Here at TBALP, we are ready to help you, so for further advice with your Business Rates query, contact Tim Brown – tim.brown@tbalp.co.uk