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Many businesses will be considering how to minimise their exposure to rates. There are approximately 1.9 million separate rating assessments in England We have 18 PAI member firms dedicated to delivering expert advice on this subject. 

Our national network assists with the exchange of information, which underpins solid rating advice. This means the level of assessment is determined by a hypothetical rental value at a fixed valuation date, in accordance with the definitions of all relevant legislation. 

Mitigation of exposure to business rates is vital to the efficient running of any business occupying property in the UK, and our expertise covers: 

Advice on appeal actions
The appeal process (including ‘check, challenge, appeal’)
Preparing and presenting evidence at valuation and upper tribunals etc
Reliefs, exemptions and supplements
Empty rates mitigation 

Our close, cross-discipline network allows for the smooth flow of rental and cost information, meaning that we are able to advise – or refer advice – regardless of location and property type. Examples include: 

Shops and shopping centres
Warehouses and factories
Car parks
Hotels and public houses
Self-storage facilities
Hospitals and daycare centres

For further information on how PAI can help you, please contact your local member firm using the dropdown search menu above. For national enquiries, contact:

Rating Lead – Chris Morrow

Email: CMorrow@matthews-goodman.co.uk
Tel: 020 7367 5394
Mobile: 07772 915981