Business rates are big news. April 2017 saw the first Revaluation in 7 years, and the proposed business rates reform coupled with huge increases on the horizon for some businesses, has captured the imagination of the National press.

CVS is the Business Rent & Rates Specialist. Leading from the front, our expert commentary and insight has bolstered and informed national business rates stories in some of the UK’s most well-known publications. CVS has recently featured in BBC News, The Times, The Telegraph and The Guardian to name but a few.

Take a look at how we’ve informed the business rates debate across mainstream news.

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CVS National Coverage - The Guardian

The Guardian

Snap election delays £300m relief package for small businesses

CVS National Coverage - The Daily Mail

The Daily Mail

Thousands of firms hit in tax computer meltdown

CVS National Coverage - The Times

The Times

Seeing red over rates after computer says ‘no’

CVS National Coverage - Daily Mail

The Daily Mail

Firms challenging business rates hike face years of limbo because the Government plans to cut 1,000 jobs

CVS National Coverage - The Times

The Times

Guardian looks north as rates bill to rise 50% on London HQ

CVS National Coverage - The Guardian

The Guardian

Tesco to save £105m in business rates after property revaluation

 

 

CVS National Coverage - Express & Star

Express & Star

Government ‘must tackle flaws in business rate appeal system or chaos may ensue’

CVS National Coverage - The Times

The Times

Business rates restrict entrepreneurs

CVS National Coverage - Daily Mail

Daily Mail

Firms challenging business rates hike face years of limbo

CVS National Coverage - The Sun

The Sun

Chancellor Philip Hammond’s firm handed £12,000 cut

CVS National Coverage - Morning Star

Morning Star

Osborne’s wallpaper showroom avoids a rates pasting

CVS National Coverage - Express & Star

Express & Star

Business rate rise and planned tourist bed tax ‘may force hotels to hike prices’

CVS National Coverage - Financial Times

Financial Times

Bond Street luxury shops hit by business rates rises

CVS National Coverage - The Times

The Times

Bond street blues as shops face £32m rates rise

CVS National Coverage - The Independent

The Independent

Philip Hammond’s company got business rates cut in budget

CVS National Coverage - This is Money

This is Money

After National Insurance storm, Hammond faces new row: ‘We don’t want a digital tax say shops it’s meant to help’

CVS National Coverage - The Express

The Express

Chancellor’s rates relief won’t stop the small business bailiffs

CVS National Coverage - The Sun

The Sun

ABOVE THE GOING RATE Spring Budget 2017 – Chancellor pledges business rates relief including £50 monthly cap and £1k discount for pubs

CVS National Coverage - The Telegraph

The Telegraph

Business rates ‘winners’ still losing due to inadequate Government scheme

CVS National Coverage - The Express

The Express

Nearly 100,000 small companies may receive £1,500 discount to combat business rate hike

CVS National Coverage - The News and Star

The News & Star

Sajid Javid ‘acutely aware of anger’ over business rates rise

CVS National Coverage - The Telegraph

The Telegraph

Retreat on rate rises as Philip Hammond considers extra funding for independent shops and small companies

CVS National Coverage - The Sun

The Sun

Sajid Javid bows to pressure and promises extra cash in the Budget

CVS National Coverage - The Guardian

The Guardian

Business rates appeals could take years as backlog mounts

CVS National Coverage - The Sun

The Sun

Chancellor tells ministers to ready £300m aid for hardest-hit firms to defuse Tory business rates rebellion

CVS National Coverage - BBC

BBC

Thousands of firms sued for rate arrears

CVS National Coverage - The Telegraph

The Telegraph

A perfect storm spells dark days for the high street

CVS National Coverage - The Mirror

The Mirror

Cost of a pint set to soar

CVS National Coverage - The Times

The Times

Higher business rates will leave universities paying millions more

CVS National Coverage - The Times

The Times

Ministers try to defuse business rates row

CVS National Coverage - The Telegraph

The Telegraph

Supermarket giants attack ‘medieval’ rates system

CVS National Coverage - The Guardian

The Guardian

Blow to City as London offices face £1.4bn rise in business rates bill hike

CVS National Coverage - The Guardian

The Guardian

NHS hospitals in England face £322m tax bill increase from April

CVS National Coverage - Sky News

Sky News

Rising business rates close four pubs per day

CVS National Coverage - The Independent

The Independent

Amazon has business rate cut while 500,000 other businesses across UK see rises

CVS National Coverage - Sunday Express

Sunday Express

Cut business rates to keep the UK competitive post-Brexit, say experts

CVS National Coverage - The Financial Times

The Financial Times

London’s NHS hospitals face extra £16m-a-year business rates bill

CVS National Coverage - CityAM

CityAM

London boroughs prepare for £9.5bn business rates hike

CVS National Coverage - ABC Money

ABC Money

Business rates agent CVS saves over £700 Million for UK businesses

CVS National Coverage - The Telegraph

The Telegraph

Government’s ‘paltry’ concession on business rates revealed

CVS National Coverage - Daily Mail

Daily Mail

Struggling stores in less prosperous parts of the UK may face delays in receiving business rate cuts

CVS National Coverage - Mail on Sunday

Mail on Sunday

Welsh steel industry gets £20m windfall as Wales hands out business rate tax cut immediately

CVS National Coverage - BBC

BBC

Heathrow is top business rate payer in England and Wales

CVS National Coverage - Evening Standard

Evening Standard

London pubs: Price of a pint set to surge after huge rise in business rates

CVS National Coverage - Daily Mail

Daily Mail

Business rates shock – now pay even if bill is WRONG

CVS National Coverage - The Express

The Express

Plea to axe curbs on business rates ahead of Autumn Statement

CVS National Coverage - The Guardian

The Guardian

Business rates hike of £2bn may put pressure on retailers to raise prices

CVS National Coverage - Financial Times

Financial Times

Bond Street luxury shops hit by business rates rises

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