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Steven Bicknell

Commercial Rating Specialist, Commercial

T: 01476 514453

M: 07500 065988

Having spent 31 years at the Valuation Office Agency Steve now works for Brown&Co, to give clients the benefit of his many years experience in the Business Rates field. He has extensive experience in setting the base values used to assess a big percentage of localised Rating Assessments and has intimate knowledge on how the department sets up and structures its valuations.

Grantham office

Granta Hall, 6 Finkin Street,
Grantham,
Lincolnshire.
NG31 6QZ

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News from Steven

Business Rates - Budget Boost for the Retail Industry

Mon 05 Nov 2018

Budget boost for the retail industry – but not for all! The Chancellor announced a week ago today that all retail premises are to benefit from a third off their Business Rates bill if their Rateable Value is below £51,000. More »

Agent Profile - Steve Bicknell

Thu 25 Oct 2018

After working at the Valuation Office Agency for 31 years Steve decided to see what life was like on the other side of the fence how the property market actually behaved in reality. It was certainly an interesting journey working in a government department for so long.  While it isn’t quite how it is perceived on the outside world, some myths are actually true! More »

Business Rates, an Overview

Wed 24 Oct 2018

Business Rates continues to be a very topical subject and, at the moment, a lot of talk is focusing on the High Street versus Online Retailer debate where high street retailers use more expensive high street premises as apposed to free virtual showrooms and cheap distribution warehouses.  More »