Events coming up in the West Midlands
Details of events coming up in the West Midlands area are given below.
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IRRV West Midlands Association/CIPFA in the Midlands
INTERACTIVE WORKSHOP EVENT
At our last meeting on 27 February, David Airey and Chris West provided an updated perspective on council tax and business rate reforms a year on from the policy announcement, under the title “Council Tax & Business Rates – What Are The Changes In 2013 And Are You Maximising The Opportunity As Revenues And Finance Professionals?”
To pick up on the issues raised at this event, an interactive workshop event will take place in Spring 2013 – details to be confirmed.
Tuesday 16 & Wednesday 17 April 2013
Thursday 18 & Friday 19 April 2013
Wednesday 2 to Friday 4 October 2013.
The second meeting of this year's programme was another well-received event, with Bob Trahern and Tim Savill sharing their knowledge and understanding of the impending changes with a group of around 20 members and colleagues.
The second meeting of this year's programme will shortly be upon us and the Association invites you to attend what should prove to be a very topical and interesting subject matter given the Government's impending changes to the benefits scheme.
The first Association meeting of the new programme saw Toby Holt of insolvency practitioners Smith & Williamson, and Andrew Hobley of the Local Government Ombudsman's office, talking about the work they do.
Paul Sanderson is addressing the Association in January on matters of current interest in the valuation field. The meeting will take place at Meetingspace, Eleven Brindleyplace, Birmingham B1 2LP between 4 p.m. and 6 p.m.
Paul Sharpe of Equita talks to the Association from 4 p.m. on Wednesday 9 November 2011 at the Council House, Earl Street, Coventry on the topic of “what your bailiff can do for you”.
Welfare & council tax reform: big changes, big challenges - Joint meeting with CIPFA In The Midlands, Tuesday 11 October 201119/09/2011 / 1072
This event is brought to you jointly by the Association and CIPFA in the Midlands (CIM), and takes place on Tuesday 11 October 2011 between 4.30 and 6.30 p.m. in Committee Rooms 2 and 3 of the Council House, Earl Street, Coventry Street CV1 5RR.
This year's event took place at the Holiday Inn just off the M6 at Junction 7, near Birmingham. A good time was had by all!
We welcomed students to the 2011/12 Level 3 Certificate course, and handed out certificates to last year's successful candidates.
Standing room only as Gordon Heath talks empty rates and Bluetooth servers!
The IRRV West Midlands Association is once again offering this course from September to students in the West Midlands and beyond.
The Rating Surveyors Association (RSA) has appointed Graham Ryall, a Director in Colliers CRE's Birmingham Rating team, President for its next year of operation.