Business Rates (also known as non-domestic rates) are a tax levied by the government on all commercial premises. The Rateable Value of a property is set by the Valuation Office Agency (VOA) and collected by your local authority.
Blaby District Council is the local governing body responsible for the local government district of Blaby, in Leicestershire. Blaby business rates are charged on most non-domestic premises. This includes most commercial properties such as retail stores and offices, which make up the typical economy in the Blaby region.
A typically large industry is the manufacturing sector, which can also be subject to business rates in Blaby. Properties such as warehouses in the manufacturing sector can be incorrectly valued as usually their use can change over many years, and information may not have been updated with the VOA. This can have a huge impact on business running costs, as business rates can be in the top five costs for a business.
Blaby also relies heavily on the retail sector, which account for 7,000 jobs in the region. Blaby District Council small business rates relief could apply to many businesses in the retail and leisure sector. Another large contributor to the economy in Blaby is the professional, scientific and technical industry, where businesses account for 20.1% of the roles in the workforce. Your business rates in Blaby can be affected by any disruption or adverse access to your property and backdated savings could apply to the beginning of the Ratings List.
RVA Surveyors offers a ‘no reduction, no fee’ service, giving reassurance to all businesses when tackling their business rates in Blaby. This means that unless RVA are able to find a reduction in your Blaby business rates, there is no cost to the business. Whether commercial property owners or tenants, RVA are able to help business rates payers achieve reductions in their business rates across Blaby and the rest of England and Wales.