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Business rates update

Speaker: John Boulton, Director of ICAEW Technical Policy

Schedule: 15 Jun 2021 00:00 - 00:00 BST


ICAEW's Director of ICAEW Technical Policy, John Boulton offers support to help you understand the latest on business rates. In this 30 minute recording, Boulton covers:

  •  Why do business rates matter?
  • A refresher on the basics of business rates and reliefs.
  • The COVID-19 business rates holiday.
  • The policy landscape: will government act to reform business rates?
  • Short term actions: can we expect the multiplier to be reset?
  • Longer-term actions: reforming rates for the digital age, what’s on government’s agenda?

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John Boulton, Director of Technical Policy, is a speaker at ICAEW Virtually Live 2020
John Boulton Director of Technical Policy, ICAEW

John is an ICAEW Chartered Accountant and has worked as a preparer, auditor and analyst of listed company financial information. He joined ICAEW as Director of Technical Policy in 2015, having previously worked as a Manager, Corporate Reporting between 2010 and 2013. He’s also worked for the Financial Accounting Standards Board and Fitch Ratings.

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