Systems Design Working Group


2020

28 January

January working group agenda

How to deal with provisions in moving to alternative arrangements

Changes to NNDR3 2019/2020

Central list update

Levy surplus paper

Safety net and levy arrangements under the alternative model

Safety net and levy illustrations

 

2019

24 October

Agenda

Adjustment factors and reliefs update

Adjustment factors, transitional and discretional reliefs

Practicality of Setting Baselines for Alternative Model

October Working Group Notes

21 August

Agenda

Changing the date of the draft rating list

Relationship between growth and collection fund

Relationship between reliefs AFs and growth

August Working Group Notes

20 June

Agenda

Operationalising the alternative arrangements

Levy and safety net under the alternative arrangements

Minutes

June Working Group Notes

22 May

Agenda

Growth: appeals, revaluation and reset

Spreadsheet for growth: appeals, revaluation and reset

Options for measuring growth under the reformed Business Rates Retention System

BRR Consultation Summary

BRR Admin Model

2018

19 September

Please note that this was a joint meeting with the Implementation Working Group.

Agenda 19 September 2018

Options for reforming the levy

Reward grants under the alternative system - Outline paper

13 July 

Please note that this was a joint meeting with the Implementation Working Group.

Summary note

BR Appendix One Worked Example

BR Simplification Report

SDWG and IWG - Fair Funding Review Transition by MHCLG

Joint IWG-SDWG - Agenda

27 June 

Suggested forward look

Technical paper - Pooling arrangements

SDWG resets paper

Agenda

Draft criteria central list

Minutes

18 April 

Minutes of previous meeting (21 March 2018)

Update on handling appeals risk under 100% rates retention

Calculating compensation for valuation changes

Learning lessons from 100% Business Rates Retention pilots – interim summary note

Spreading the risk of valuation loss

28 March 

Agenda

Minutes of previous meeting (7 Feb 2018)

Note to MHCLG concerning railway stations and airports

Technical Paper 2 Tier Splits Safety Net and Levy March 18

7 February 

Agenda

Draft minutes of previous meeting (15 November 2017)

Central and Local list

2017

15 November

Mandatory Reliefs Discussion Paper

Systems Design Working Group Forward Plan

2016

25 November 

Minutes (2 November) 245.42 KB - PDF

Agenda 86.02 KB - PDF

District-County Tier Splits 165.95 KB - PDF

Legislative Issues 71.29 KB - PDF

Local Government Position Update 90.6 KB - PDF

Local Government Position Update – Key Issues 10.33 KB - PDF

2 November

Agenda 86.02 KB - PDF

Minutes (14 October) 208.38 KB - PDF

Gearing, Tier Splits and Safety Nets Analysis 319.84 KB - PDF

Local Government Finance Bill briefing 43.95 KB - PDF

Original list of topics to explore 229.71 KB - PDF

Summary of topics covered to date 155.35 KB - PDF

14 October 

Minutes (2 September) 133.32 KB - PDF

Agenda 86.02 KB - PDF

Appeal Risk: Calculating compensation for valuation changes 88.26 KB - PDF

Appeal Risk: Annex 29.69 KB - PDF

Gearing and Tier Splits 318.57 KB - PDF

Safety Nets 164.75 KB - PDF

Central List 141.47 KB - PDF

29 September

Minutes (2 September) 133.32 KB - PDF

Safety Net Discussion Paper 164.75 KB - PDF

Gearing Background Paper 318.6 KB - PDF

Update on handling appeals risk 124.04 KB - PDF

Appendix for update on appeal risk 710.66 KB - PDF

2 September

Minutes (July 25) 136.76 KB - PDF

Agenda 303.58 KB - PDF

Timeline and forward look 92.28 KB - PDF

Local Authority Responsibilities 'Away Day' Summary 766.87 KB - PDF

Resets update 216 KB - PDF

Multiplier Flexibilities - Key Issues 159.68 KB - PDF

Central List 141.47 KB - PDF

Tier splits 121.57 KB - PDF

Redistributable Receipts: Illustrative Modelling 75.08 KB - PDF

25 July

Agenda 86.02 KB - PDF

Minutes 184.58 KB - PDF

Overview of working groups 109.44 KB - PDF

Timetable for working groups 92.59 KB - PDF

Systems design basics 430.44 KB - PDF

Paper on two-tier areas – submitted for information / discussion 121.42 KB - PDF

Growth and redistribution 296.61 KB - PDF

Business Rates Appeals: Government Response to consultation 173.53 KB - PDF

17 June

Minutes of June 1 meeting 133.08 KB - PDF

Agenda 86.02 KB - PDF

Paper from Paul Wildsmith - principle designs report 134.97 KB - PDF

Paper from Steven Mair - Reform of business rates localisation - priorities 172 KB - PDF

Paper from Gordon Heath, Institute of Revenues Rating Valuation 226.33 KB - PDF

DCLG paper on growth and redistribution 229.29 KB - PDF

1 June

Minutes of May 20 meeting 145.22 KB - PDF

Initial Central List analysis 130.18 KB - PDF

Reliefs 252.58 KB - PDF

Agenda 86.02 KB - PDF

Local tax flexibilities 76.95 KB - PDF

Varying the multiplier 194.02 KB - PDF

Infrastructure levy 136.71 KB - PDF

Infrastructure premium 338.53 KB - PDF

Statutory proforma 93.81 KB - PDF

Proforma 25.28 KB - PDF

20 May 

Minutes of May 4 meeting 143.82 KB - PDF

Agenda 86.02 KB - PDF

Safety net 152.77 KB - PDF

Central list 177.78 KB - PDF

4 May

Minutes 184.58 KB - PDF

Agenda 86.02 KB - PDF

Terms of reference 69.16 KB - PDF

Key topics 229.71 KB - PDF

Tax flexibilities 170.14 KB - PDF

Tax flexibilities - steering group comments 154.33 KB - PDF

Appeals risk 301.64 KB - PDF

Rates retention steering group paper 160.94 KB - PDF