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FTB Annual Rating Seminar 2019

This afternoon seminar will concentrate on the major developments in rating with short, focused sessions on relevant topics in one afternoon - ideal for busy practitioners.

The seminar will be of benefit to rating surveyors and other professional advisers.

Start Date Venue Price  
17 June 2019 De Vere Grand Connaught Rooms, London    

Note: All prices are to be paid in GBP and are subject to VAT at the prevailing rate

Event duration: 4.5 Hours.
Registration from: 1.30pm. Event starts at: 2.00pm. Event finishes at: 5.30 - Followed by a short drinks reception.



Richard Glover QC, Cain Ormondroyd, Hugh Flanagan and team from FTB will speak on the following topics.  They will be joined by Blake Penfold who will speak on the Treasury Select Committee Inquiry into the impact of business rates on business.


  • Telereal Trillium v Hewitt (VO) [2019] UKSC23 - end of the line for nominal valuations?
  • MCCs after Merlin v Cox (VO) [2018] UKUT 406 (LC) - will economic circumstances ever qualify?
  • Some notes on procedure: service of notices (Kingsway), validity of proposals (Alam v Stoyles VO).
  • Preparing for and giving evidence in the Upper Tribunal
  • Offers to settle: refresher and tactical tips