REGULATORY BODY FOR CHARTERED SURVEYORS
We are proud to belong to RICS, the professional governing body ensuring excellence of service. They control legislation which is necessary in the Business Rates field, allowing you confidence to choose Chartered Surveyors under this mark of trust.
RICS – Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors
RICS is the world’s leading professional body for qualifications and standards in land, property and construction.
IRRV – Institute of Revenues Rating and Valuation
The Institute is the UK professional body for staff working in the fields of revenues, benefits and rating valuation.
Valuation Office Agency (VOA)
The Valuation Office Agency provide the Government with the valuations and property advice required to support taxation and benefits. They also deliver a range of statutory and non-statutory valuation and surveying services to over 4,000 public sector bodies.
Check your Council Tax Banding through this link.
Valuation Tribunal Service
The Valuation Tribunal is an independent appeals tribunal, funded by Parliament to handle council tax and rating appeals in England. It provides a free service and local hearings, and the members who hear appeals are volunteers.
Citizens Advice Bureau
The service provides free, independent, confidential and impartial advice to everyone on their rights and responsibilities.
The Rating Surveyors Association
The Rating Surveyors’ Association is a professional organisation representing the interests of experienced Chartered Surveyors who specialise in the field of business rates and can demonstrate that they comply with the highest of professional standards.
The Upper Tribunal (Lands Chamber) is the successor to the Lands Tribunal and is an independent and specialist judicial body.