The five steps that determine your business rates

5th August 2015

Have you ever wondered what the process is for setting rates bills?  If so, here's a breakdown:

I could add a sixth step - the appeals process.  You have the right to challenge your business rates bill and many companies benefit from getting an expert to represent them in the process.  If you would like any help with a Scottish or English appeal, please contact me:

Categories Blog

Moira Walker

Moira Joined Ryden in June 2013, bringing a wealth of experience gained over 18 years in both the public and private sectors.

She has specialised in Business Rates having spent seven years in the public sector as a valuer within the Renfrewshire Assessors Office and as a Business Rates Specialist in the private sector where she has achieved substantial savings for clients. She is an Honours member of the Institute of Revenue, Rating and Valuation and is also a member of the Rating Surveyors Association.

In additon to Rating, Moira is a Registerd Valuer and has dealt with commercial property valuations for secure lending purposes and in regard to public sector asset valuations. She has also provided advice in respect of rent reviews and lease renewals over large commercial portfolios.

More news from Blog...


We pride ourselves on being a market leader and have been recognised for our achievements by the property industry.