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The 20th National Rating Day - Session 3

Watch the third and final virtual seminar of The 20th National Rating Day. In this recording you will hear sessions which will look at Rating Legislation and Rating in a Tax Context. 

Module Duration: 2 hours 1 minutes

Areas covered

Welcome and Introduction from the Conference Chairman - Tim Johnson

Rating Legislation and Rating in A Tax Context

Update and Review of Rating Policy - Alex Lim

  • Past reviews have we had in the past 10 years, what makes this last year potentially different?
  • The report from the Treasury Select committee
  • The Scottish Barclay Review and its implementation 
  • Welsh divergence
  • Election promises from manifesto to reality?
  • Changes to NNDR and Government responses to CV19

Business Rates in the Tax Context - John Boulton

  • HMRC stats, other material in the public domain
  • How does rating fill the treasury pot and its contribution to the overall tax base
  • The impact of tax of business
  • The Government response to COVID 19, from a business perspective.
  • What does business need now?
  • COVID-19 – Businesses route to recovery, what does business need in in April 2021.  How business rates can help or hinder.

HM Treasury Fundamental Review of Business Rates: Is this the real thing? - Josh Myerson

Question and Answers 


  • Tim Johnson, Senior Director, CBRE
  • Alex Lim, Team Leader, Business Rate Tax Policy, MHCLG
  • John Boulton, Manager, Technical Strategy, Executive, ICAEW (The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales)
  • Josh Myerson MRICS Dip.Rating, Partner and Head of Rating, Montagu Evans LLP; Vice President, The Rating Surveyors' Association