Scottish AGM 2015
Wednesday 7th January 2015

Over 100 attended the IRRV Scottish Association 2015 on Thursday 26th February 2015 at the Falkirk Council Chambers, kindly sponsored by Alex M Adamson LLP..    Joan Hewton, Assessor and ERO for Lothian Valuation Joint Board, was elected as the new Association President.

Last November, the First Minister announced the establishment of an independent commission to examine alternatives to the current council tax system.     Therefore, the theme of presentations at the AGM was the Commission on Local Tax Reform, with presentations from the following :

  • Detail of the Scottish Government’s Commission, review process and timescales – Robin Haynes, Scottish Government
  • A Revenues Practitioner’s Perspective and the Institute’s work – Jim McCafferty, Senior Vice President, Institute of Revenues, Rating & Valuation
  • A Valuation Perspective - David Thomson, Assessor & Electoral Registration Officer, Dunbartonshire & Argyll & Bute Valuation Joint Board

 

Photograph of the AGM audience

Photograph of successful students pictured with Association President Joan Hewton

 

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Lessons to learn about Digital Design

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Introduction to Housing Benefit and Council Tax Reduction

Wednesday 27th March 2019

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Excellence in Performance and People Management

Friday 12th April 2019

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Universal Credit Conference 2019

Thursday 18th April 2019

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Working age Welfare Benefits

Tuesday 23rd April 2019

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Managing your subsidy audit, optimising revenue, managing risk and planning improvements

Friday 26th April 2019

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Freedom of Information - the law and how to comply with it

Tuesday 30th April 2019

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Tackling fraud, error and debt

Friday 3rd May 2019

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Know your Council Tax

Tuesday 7th May 2019

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Telephone debt collection workshop with PhoneCoach®

Wednesday 8th May 2019

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IRRV Scottish Association AGM 2019

Thursday 9th May 2019

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Delivering excellence : focusing on quality and eliminating waste

Friday 17th May 2019

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Improving collection, changing culture and council tax reform

Thursday 23rd May 2019

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