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

 

Meetings

Data analysis – Using your SHBE and CTR Data extracts

Wednesday 25th November 2020

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Dealing with difficult customers – for Revenues & Benefits staff

Thursday 26th November 2020

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Topical workshop : DWP’s Housing Benefit Accuracy initiative and an update on all issues around fraud and error

Friday 27th November 2020

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Lessons to learn about Digital Design - A cutting edge course from IRRV Scotland - targeted at revenues and benefits managers and team leaders

Monday 30th November 2020

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Post COVID-19 Telephone Debt Collection Workshop

Thursday 3rd December 2020

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Council Tax New Masterclass and Case Studies Workshop

Friday 4th December 2020

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Challenges and solutions in difficult times

Thursday 10th December 2020

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