REVALUATION AND OVERHAUL OF BUSINESS RATES SYSTEM

The biggest change in the Business Rates System since 1990 is about to take place. With effect from 1 April 2017 every non-domestic property in Northamptonshire will receive a new Rateable Value on which Business Rates will be assessed for the following 5 years. There are some notable increases in Rateable Value. For example the…

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Business Rates – The Hard Sell

I took a call from a client today who says that as he was being infested with swarms of flies he thought it must be time to take some advice on his Business Rates. The swarms of flies referred to are the endless hard sell phone calls coming through from so called rating consultants. My…

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Auction Success

Strong bidding at the Underwoods May Auction Sale saw healthy prices achieved for building plots in the Wellingborough area. A rarely available building plot in the village of Hardwick was knocked down to a local purchaser for a price of almost 20% above the guide price. Commenting on the results, Auctioneer Andrew Boulter said “there…

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