Business Rates

Let FSS Check and Challenge Your Business Rates Revaluation

In 2017 businesses faced the biggest Rateable Value changes for decades and, more than ever before, the responsibility for checking and challenging the new rates lies with the ratepayer.

Draft revaluations were published in autumn 2016 with appeal being lodged from April 2017. The last revaluation was based on 2008 property values and Yorkshire’s property market has changed significantly since then. The new rates reflect those changes with big shifts in business rates.

FSS has more than 20 years of experience in the Yorkshire property market and as the region’s biggest commercial rental specialist we are well placed to check and challenge revaluations on your behalf. 

Why you should check your draft Rateable Value now 

  • The 2017 change is the first rates revaluation since 2010, when rates were based on 2008 values.
  • The economy has changed drastically since 2008.
  • There is greater responsibility on ratepayers to check the accuracy of information used to value their property.
  • It is harder to appeal your Rateable Value if you haven’t checked your revaluation.
  • You could end up overpaying by £1000s.  

Why use FSS’s Revaluation Service?

  • North Yorkshire's biggest commercial property agent*
  • More than 20 years’ ratings experience.
  • Thousands already saved for customers in past 12 months.
  • Unrivalled knowledge of the Yorkshire property market.
  • Expertise in advising individuals and portfolios. 
  • Dedicated commercial and survey departments.
  • RICS qualified staff.
  • 10% lower fees than most other revaluation experts. 

*On The Market


Business rates PDF

Call Dan Brumfitt BSc Hons MRICS on 01423 534 189 or email

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