Non-Domestic Rate: Liability



1 October, London
5 November, Manchester

This one day professional meeting will be of relevance to persons currently working within nondomestic rate. It will look at both occupied rate and unoccupied rate (including exemptions) and the current issues faced by the rating practitioner when establishing liability. There will be a focus on the roles played by played by the billing authority, valuation officer and owner / agent when completion notices are served and how subsequent appeals can be avoided. The key case law on liability will be considered and reviewed. A series of workshops will be held throughout the day to maximise delegate involvement. The ultimate aim of this professional meeting is to ensure a billing authority is complying with the law and adopting ‘good practice’, when determining liability.

The course will be delivered by Gary Watson IRRV (Hons), Deputy Chief Executive, IRRV.

Course Details
The course starts at 10.00am following tea and coffee from 09.30 and finishes at 4.30pm. Lunch and refreshments are provided during the day. 

£195 plus VAT IRRV Member Rate (valid for Individual Members)
£225 plus VAT Forum/Organisational Member Rate
£255 plus VAT Non- Member Rate

Special Offer: 3 for 2 for all Members
*This offer is available to organisations sending 3 or more delegates and attending from the same organisation. Bookings must be made at the same time. At least one of the delegates must be a member of the Institute in order to receive this discount or alternatively, the organisation subscribes to the Forum Service.

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Enquiries can be made by email to or by telephone 020 7691 8987.

Please note in order for your booking to be processed you must have a purchase order number.

The Institute will make every effort to give delegates as much notice as possible of any programme changes or the cancellation / re-scheduling of an event. However, it does reserve the right to make changes to advertised programmes and to cancel / re-schedule events. In the unlikely event of an event being cancelled / re-scheduled, either a full refund will be made or alternatively, any fee paid will be credited against a future booking. The Institute will not be liable for any travel and / or accommodation costs incurred by the attendee should an event be cancelled / re-scheduled.

On receipt of the registration form with purchase order number the IRRV will issue a receipted VAT invoice at the prevailing rate. Payment must be received in advance of the event. The Institute reserves the right to refuse admission where delegate fees have not been paid.

Cancellations made 2 weeks before the meeting will be subject to an administration charge of 50% of the fee plus VAT. Cancellations after this date are liable for the full registration fee. A substitute delegate is welcome at any time at no extra charge.

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Delegate Fees

London - IRRV Member £195.00

London - Forum/Organisational Member £225.00

London - Non Member £255.00

Manchester - IRRV Member £195.00

Manchester - Forum/Organisational Member £225.00

Manchester - Non Member £255.00