Paul joined the BGL rating team in January 2019 as our Rates Payment Manager, overseeing the client instructions that have entrusted their rates payment management activities to BGL.
He has an extensive background in local government finance, specifically on business rates matters since 2008. He has held senior roles at Broxbourne Borough Council, East Herts District Council and, most recently as Business Rates Team Leader for LB of Newham.
Paul’s expertise is in understanding the complexities associated with rates liabilities, exemptions and reliefs and the associated legislation. His extensive knowledge of the system used by billing authorities has helped our clients resolve complex billing issues, reduce their rates liabilities with relief submissions and helped in the identification and recovery of historic monies on closed rate accounts.
Paul is a member of the Institute of Revenues Rating and Valuation (IRRV).