Do I really need to read an article about business rates? Well possibly. Read on.
Does your business occupy two or more rooms or floors of a building where those rooms/floors are separated by common areas (hallways, staircases, lifts)?
No? – relax, go and make a coffee.
Yes? – you could have a problem with the way your business rates are assessed.
What is the problem? – the courts have decided that where your business occupies two or more rooms of floors and those rooms/floors are separated by common parts then each area is to be assessed for business rates separately.
The implications? :
Can I avoid the problem? – Possibly. It is worth considering the following:
How can we help? – we can discuss your particular circumstances and review with you what (if any) action can be taken to improve your situation. Any solution needs to be cost effective and not result in unnecessary disruption to your business operations.
For more information and assistance please feel free to speak to Rebecca Dixon on 0117 403 3587 or 07572 635 453 or email her email@example.com.
This information provided in this article is for general information purposes only and does not constitute legal or other professional advice and cannot be relied upon as such. Any law quoted in this article is correct as at October 2017. Appropriate legal advice should be sought for specific circumstances before any action is taken. Copyright © Murrell Associates Limited, October 2017.