Annual Forum – Business Rates, Council Tax and Insolvency

Organiser: Bury Council

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Starts: 13 May 2020 at 10:00am

Ends: 13 May 2020 at 01:00pm

Venue: Bury Town Hall Knowsley Street Bury BL9 0SG


The forum will benefit litigation lawyers and council officers who deal with the collection and enforcement of unpaid domestic and non-domestic tax.

The following speakers have kindly agreed to give a presentation at the forum:

Exchange Chambers.  Experienced barristers Peter Dixon, John Waiting and Simon Whitfield will provide an analysis of the different types of insolvency and how they interact with the business rates/council tax regime with an examination of the pitfalls associated with using insolvency to enforce liability orders.  An update will be given on recent decisions of interest in Business Rates and Council Tax matters.

Mazars LLP.   Mazars Insolvency Practitioners Conrad Pearson, Matthew Carter and Jason Norwood will provide an overview of personal and corporate insolvency regimes, explaining the functions of an Insolvency Practitioner.  The presentation will include case studies and information on how to engage as a creditor.

There is no charge for the forum.

Should you wish to attend please contact Dominic Press at Bury Council (

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