Revenues In Focus


Event summary

This event covers issues about which local authority revenues practitioners need to be aware.


06 December 2017
Starts: 10:00
Ends: 16:00


Hotel Du Vin Winchester
14 Southgate Street
SO23 9EF
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Standard price

£345.00 excl VAT

Network Member Price

£245.00 excl VAT

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About this event

Issues that will be discussed include the implications of the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulations, a look at the NNDR1 form and the loss on appeal calculations, a look at the cases of Macattram Vs LB Camden and Newbigin Vs Monk as well as a roundup of the latest topical news.

  • Session 1 – The General Data Protection Regulations are due to come into effect from May 2018. This session looks at the regulations and the implications of the changes.
  • Session 2 – The NNDR1 form will soon be due for completion. This session takes a look at the form, including the calculation for loss on appeal for the 2010 & 2017 lists.
  • Session 3 – The decision of Macatrram Vs LB Camden clarified the position with tenancy agreements that have past their initial period. This session looks at the decision, its implications and recent valuation tribunal decisions.
  • Session 4 – The decision in Newbigin Vs Monk clarified the position with regards to properties undergoing redevelopment. This session reviews the decision and its implications.
  • Session 5 – Gives an update on topical issues revenues practitioners should be aware of. Including any issues raised by the budget statement of the 22nd November.

Who should attend?

This event is appropriate for local authority revenues managers and staff.

How will I benefit?

By the end of the one day event you will have an understanding of:

  • the NNDR1 form and process
  • the implications of the introduction of the GDPR
  • the decisions in Macctram Vs LB Camden
  • the decision in Newbigin Vs Monk
  • recent developments in the revenues arena.

CPD hours



  • Business rates
  • / Local government
  • / Revenues and benefits

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Speaker - Adrian Blaylock - Lead Revenues Advisor, CIPFA

Adrian Blaylock

Adrian has more than 23 years' experience in the revenues area of local government. During this time he covered all aspects of revenues, including customer service, training and development, recovery, court officer, benchmarking, statistics, and the completion of all returns as well as performance monitoring. His role for the last 12 years has been Principal Revenues Officer, contributing to the management of the Revenues Team, mainly focusing on non-domestic rates. He developed the forecasting methodologies for loss on appeals and analysis of VOA data for the Doncaster MBC.

He has been an active CBRS participant for many years as well as a contributor to CIPFA’s online forum, TISonline. He was invited to and sat on the consultation group with the VOA for the development of the information sharing protocol. He is a member of the IRRV and has previously sat on the executive committee of the Yorkshire and district association. E:, T: 07718 242833.