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Seminar on business rates changes and challenges in Manchester

2 Mar 2017

16:30 - 19:00

Radisson Blu Edwardian Manchester Hotel, Free Trade Hall, Peter Street, Manchester M2 5GP

Join the BPF and Montagu Evans for a seminar on changes to the business rates system, with an expert panel discussion followed by a Q&A with the audience.

The seminar will cover the impact of:

  • Changes to the business rates appeals system (check, challenge, appeal)
  • Recent rating case law
  • The 2017 rating revaluation
  • 100% retention of business rates by local authorities

We hope you will be able to join us for this event and please do forward the invitation to colleagues and contacts. Attendance for this event is free.


  • Mark Higgin, Head of Rating, Montagu Evans (chair)
  • Jonathan Cole, Investment Manager, Ellandi
  • ​​Ion Fletcher, Director of Finance Policy, BPF
  • ​Richard Wackett, Partner, Montagu Evans
  • Rachel Campbell, Senior Policy Officer and Head of BPF Regional Programmes, BPF


16:30   Registration and refreshments
17:00   Panel discussion and Q&A
18:00   Networking drinks
19:00   Close 

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