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Rating Appeal Service

We're on your side

bira works in partnership with Mark Radford to support our members through the business rates appeal process.

We're on your side
Bira works in partnership with Mark Radford to support our members through the business rates appeal process.
Why choose our business rating appeal service?
  • No win, no fee
  • No upfront charges to your business
  • Mark manages and supports your business through the entire appeal process
  • Mark’s experience is here to help you navigate the complex ratings system
  • Discounted rates for bira members
Understanding a complicated issue

Business rates are a huge drain on the resources of independent retailers, and the rating system is generally a source of real confusion. All businesses need the support of experienced professionals to understand how it all works, which is where Mark comes in.

Mark will take care of the whole process, including:

  • Bill checking
  • Rating appeals, reliefs and payments
  • Reconfigurations
  • Appeals for material changes in circumstances
  • Refund chasing
  • Audits

If you’ve recently been notified of an increase in the rateable value of your property, or you need help in appealing against the set rateable value of your property, just get in touch.

He can help you mitigate rates liabilities associated with redevelopment or refurbishment works, and save you money through our rates audits. Put simply, he’s on your side.

Start using this service

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If you’re a Bira member and want to take advantage of the Rating Appeal Service login today.

If you’re not a Bira member, but interested in this great service and other Bira member benefits why not join today?

Alternatively, you can contact our membership team on 0800 028 0245

Bira’s recommendation regarding Steve Blissett at Rodliffe has been fantastic. Steve has helped regarding building my Business Plan as well as offering first class advice. He’s a pleasure to work with and I would recommend his company to other Bira members.

Rose Foster, Rosie Cheeks in Slough