For the 6th year in Leeds, we have a panel of leading practitioners to answer questions from the audience on a number of topical rating issues. Questions and topics will come from the chair, Andrew Hetherton, the panel and the audience.
Leeds (25 April).
Valuing land and property for compulsory purchase compensation is a step into a hypothetical world – where land is taken, where some land is taken and no land taken, with its own language and terms - severance and injurious affection - with potential for ransom, and planning assumptions; and its own set of case law dictating what valuers are to do. Valuers are increasingly expected to get their valuation right first time. This is a thorough review of the valuation best practice and the underlying methodologies in respect of compulsory purchase and its compensation.
Manchester (22 May), Birmingham (25 June).
The Electronic Communications Code contains powers for taking rights over land for the purposes of delivering telecommunications. The first decisions of the Upper Tribunal (Lands Chamber) on applications for code rights, procedure, consideration and compensation, are significant. How can a site provider get apparatus removed? What is the measure of the ‘consideration’ payable for a code right, and what can be claimed as compensation? The Code has been in operation since December 2017. Is it working? And if not, what can be done?
London (3 June).
Practice, Methodology, Regulatory Requirements
When did you last review your practices to make sure that you are keeping the risks you take to a minimum? Surveying firms can, and should, do a lot more to manage the risks when undertaking valuation work, to minimise real, potential and unjust PII claims. This seminar, will examine the steps that you need to make in order to stay within the rules and also examine practical measures you can take to help minimise the financial and reputation risk that is attached to valuation work.
London (16 July).