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Success Stories, Case Studies, Articles and Testimonials

R A Valuation Services strives to provide an accurate, quality product - and a service that is always efficient, confidential and professional - at a sensible price.

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Success Stories/Case Studies

Below is a summary of some recent success stories and case studies...

  • Mark Ridout, instructed as Party Appointed Expert (PAE), wins dispute case over the value of goodwill for his client at The High Court Royal Courts of Justice
  • Mark Ridout, head of the valuation team at R A Valuation Services, recently negotiates a favourable outcome for care home owner in challenge from HMRC
  • R A Valuation Services undertakes a record number of valuations in connection with the issue of growth shares
  • Recent cases dealt with include professional negligence claims, retrospective valuations, loss of profits claims and trading assessments
  • Mark Ridout successfully negotiates an unexpectedly advantageous agreement with HMRC SAV team in connection with a private medical consultant
  • R A Valuation Services recognised as specialists in share valuations for Enterprise Management Incentives (EMI) and other share scheme
  • Valuation report by R A Valuation Services Ltd enables business seller to achieve an additional £100,000 during sale negotiations
  • Recent instructions include pre-litigation reports, preliminary advice, expert witness reports and advice and pre-trial conferences
  • Acquirer of shares in a company negotiates a saving of tens of thousands of pounds using an independent valuation prepared by R A Valuation Services

Professional Articles

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Mark Ridout
Mark Ridout


"With the level of detail provided in your report, HMRC had little option but to accept your assessment. Thank you for your indispensable work."
A.E.G. - Chartered Tax Advisors
"I thought that I would let you know that HMRC agreed your goodwill valuation, thanks for your help on this."
B.M. - Chartered Accountants, referring to their client's incorporation
"We have reviewed the responses from R A Valuation Services and can accept the valuation."
HMRC Shares & Assets Valuation (letter forwarded by a client)
"Thank you very much for your most useful valuation, delivered so efficently. We will certainly use your services again."
J.B. - Chartered Accountants and Specialist Tax Advisors
"Excellent report. Well laid out and efficiently presented. Many thanks for this. Nice to have another thing checked off our list of incorporation tasks!"
R.W. - Valuation of a firm of Chartered Quantity Surveyors
"Being new to business we very much appreciated Mark's professionalism, range of products and his patience in all his dealings with us. Thanks to Mark's speedy production of our independent valuation, we were able to negotiate a good price on our new venture. We would not hesitate to recommend Mark and would definitely use his services in the future."
N.B. - First time business buyer
"We were happy with the report and successfully used it to negotiate a sale price we were happy with. Thank you also for getting the report to us so quickly."
J.H. - Business purchaser
Recommended Business Valuer
"HMRC has agreed your valuation." A.O. - business owner
"Thank you so much for the valuation and for you quick and efficient service." A.G. - Solicitors
"Thanks Mark. Great job." P.M. - IFA client
"Many thanks for carrying out your work so quickly and detailed report" N.S.
"Many thanks for your courtesy, efficiency and product." J.D.
"Thank you very much... very pleased with the presentation of the results." G.F.
"Thank you for your most comprehensive valuation report. It will be of a great help in our financial planning." L.B.
"Thank you for your report and valuation which I received today. May I express my satisfaction with the services you have provided." C.D.
"The Partners and I wish to thank you for your comprehensive and expert summary of the business and subsequent valuation." J.W.