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Welcome to our ‘new-look’ edition of Property Insight
Welcome to our ‘new-look’ edition of Property Insight
Wednesday, August 16, 2017
Introducing the latest edition of our quarterly magazine, Property Insight. At CVS, we continue to work hard to keep business rates on the political agenda, and we continue to provide expert...
CVS live on BBC Breakfast
CVS live on BBC Breakfast
Thursday, August 10, 2017
On Wednesday 2nd August, we were invited to appear live on the BBC Breakfast show to talk about the impact business rates are having on businesses in Didcot, and for very good reasons. Shopkeepers...
Government ends ‘war of words’ and sets all Councils official deadline to distribute promised rates relief to businesses
Government ends ‘war of words’ and sets all Councils official deadline to distribute promised rates relief to businesses
Thursday, August 3, 2017
The Government has now stepped in to speed up the distribution of business rates relief to thousands of small firms promised at the budget. Nearly five months on since the start of the new tax...
17 Michelin star pubs set to fork out EXTRA £1M in rates tax
The price of success – 17 Michelin star pubs set to fork out EXTRA £1M in rates tax
Thursday, July 27, 2017
Business rates bills for the 17 pubs and restaurants highlighted as Michelin star worthy are set to rise by a mouth-watering £989,186 over the next 5 years. Our analysis shows that the 17 Michelin...
Golf Clubs Take A Swing At Royal Birkdale's Tax CUT Ahead Of The Open
Golf Clubs Take A Swing At Royal Birkdale's Tax CUT Ahead Of The Open
Thursday, July 20, 2017
The Royal Birkdale Golf Course, which is set to tee-off The 146th Open on Thursday, will this year receive a tax CUT in business rates whilst 551 Golf Courses across England and Wales will...
CVS named in top 40 UK Property Agencies
CVS named in top 40 UK Property Agencies
Friday, July 14, 2017
We’re pleased to announce that we’re listed in the recent Property Week Agency 2017 survey in position 15- two positions higher than we placed last year. Property Week’s survey highlights that...
Free cash machines could soon disappear
Free cash machines could soon disappear
Thursday, July 6, 2017
Some of Britain's biggest grocers including Tesco, Sainsbury's and the Co-Op are taking the Government to the Court of Appeal as the half a billion pound row over tax on cash machines intensified...
We’re hiring!
We’re hiring!
Thursday, June 29, 2017
The start of the controversially postponed 2017 Rating List meant that businesses up and down the country found themselves struggling to cope with the burden of business rates bills. In order to...
More pain for retailers as inflation continues to rise
More pain for retailers as inflation continues to rise
Tuesday, June 27, 2017
Retail sales volumes across the UK plunged by 1.2% in May, and now, as inflation bites deeper into household budgets, we’re warning retailers to brace themselves for even more pain. Following last...
Office Expansion
Office Expansion
Thursday, June 15, 2017
Here at CVS, we’ve been growing in both staff and client numbers for some time, and have subsequently decided to acquire an additional office floor of our Manchester Head Quarters in order to...