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Ready Steady Appeal
Ready, Steady, Appeal
Monday, April 3, 2017
  This weekend marked the start of the new tax regime, and it’s fair to say that the recent Revaluation has created major ‘winners’ and ‘losers’ in the great rates shake-up. The purpose of...
The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, last week warned businesses in the Capital that they are set to face a “clear and present risk” from business rates. Our research shows that bills for luxury retailers on Old and New Bond Street are set to rise by a staggering £159.45million over the 5 year life of the new Rating List, which starts on 1st April.
Bond Street Blues as luxury retailers face tax hikes in just a few days’ time
Thursday, March 30, 2017
The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, last week warned businesses in the Capital that they are set to face a “clear and present risk” from business rates. Our research shows that bills for luxury...
GM Chamber of Action For Business
Talking Rates- we’re at the GM Chamber of Commerce Action4Business event next week
Wednesday, March 22, 2017
On Wednesday 29th March, the Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce is hosting its Salford Action for Business (A4B) networking event at The Lowry Theatre, Salford Quays. As proud members of the...
Nearly 30% of Pubs in England won’t pay any rates and 86% of the rest are eligible for the new Pub discount
Nearly 30% of Pubs in England won’t pay any rates and 86% of the rest are eligible for the new Pub discount
Thursday, March 16, 2017
At the last Spring Budget, the Chancellor acknowledged the 14% hike in property assessments for pubs due to come into effect next month, vowing to help the small pubs with £25million of rates...
Our voice is heard loud and clear as the Chancellor announces £435M cut in business rates for those set to be worst hit
Our voice is heard loud and clear as the Chancellor announces £435M cut in business rates for those set to be worst hit
Thursday, March 9, 2017
Chancellor Philip Hammond unveiled his first and last Spring Budget yesterday, and, we are pleased to say, announced three key measures of support to alleviate the pain of the imminent Revaluation...
Government in ‘listening mode’ ahead of Budget to defuse escalating rates row
Government in ‘listening mode’ ahead of Budget to defuse escalating rates row
Friday, March 3, 2017
The Secretary of State, Sajid Javid, has met with CVS Business Rent & Rates Specialists at the House of Commons for crucial talks aimed at defusing the business rates crisis; ...
CVS’ Mark Rigby features on the BBC
CVS’ Mark Rigby features on the BBC
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Mark Rigby, Chief Executive of CVS Business Rent & Rates Specialists, has featured in a special report about business rates and the upcoming Revaluation on the BBC’s popular live magazine...
Rising business rates close four pubs per day
Rising business rates close four pubs per day
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
In just 6 years, during the life of the current business rates regime, 11,443 pubs across England and Wales have stopped pouring pints wiping £344million off pub property values used to calculate tax...
CVS reveal our 2017 Charity- Alzheimer’s Society
We reveal our 2017 Charity- Alzheimer’s Society
Monday, February 13, 2017
After three incredibly successful and eventful years supporting Sparks as our chosen charity partner, the time has come to back another worthy cause. Throughout January, we gave all CVS staff the...
TWO MONTHS TO GO!
TWO MONTHS TO GO!
Wednesday, February 1, 2017
Today marks the official two-month countdown until all commercial properties across England and Wales face their new business rates bill. The Government has now adjusted the Rateable Value of all...