"We have used Wilks Head & Eve, following a tender process, for a number of years to forecast the losses on our rating appeals, which has helped us complete the NNDR 1 and NNDR 3 returns, as well as for budget preparation. They provide this information in a format that is easy to understand and with all the back-up reports, which supports the audit due to the methodology they have applied. They do this through a full review of the rating list, past trends, current and future likely appeals, all with significant valuer input. We normally request the details for losses on appeals on quarterly basis and receive the details in very good time, usually within two weeks. The team at WHE are also always available to help us with any queries that may arise in relation to their forecast and for any ad hoc rating or valuation matters."
Ashok Thakrar IRRV (Hons), BSc Econ (Hons) Revenues & Benefits Manager, Leicester City Council