Add on Day: Fundamentals of Service Charges (Virtual)

Thursday 10 September. If you've already booked your place your booking will be automatically transferred to the new date.

Date: 10 September 2020

Time: 13:00 - 16:00

Location: Online

Member price from: £75

Not for profit price from: £85

Private sector price from: £105

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Ahead of the Leaseholder and Tenant Service Charges Conference, we’re running an afternoon of sessions to provide the key fundamentals of service charges for those new to the topic or just want to refresh their knowledge

We’ll be exploring the following with practical case studies:

  • Calculating service charges
    • Calculation methods
    • Which charges are applicable to owners (leasehold, freehold, shared ownership) compared to those applicable to tenants
    • Calculation of charges for new schemes
    • Service charges on mixed tenure schemes
  • Sinking and reserve funds
    • The difference between a sinking fund and depreciation
    • Practicalities of implementing a fund
    • Dealing with shortfalls.
  • Service charges eligibility for housing benefit or Universal Credit
  • Legal outline including Section 20 and First-tier Tribunals
    • An outline of the services which can be recovered
    • Basics of Section 20 consultation
    • Preparing for First-Tier Tribunal and customer challenges
    • Recovery of charges and the arrears process

What's included in your ticket price?

The event ticket price includes access to all live sessions, virtual networking opportunities and access to the recorded sessions for three months after the event.


To ensure that content and event attendance is as accessible as possible, we've introduced new virtual conference prices at a significantly reduced rate, starting at £75 for NHF members.

Group offer

It’s really productive to attend events with your colleagues to discuss and develop ideas that can be applied to your organisation, so when you book two places you’ll get a third free.

Want to pay by invoice and book online? No problem

You can now secure your booking and pay by invoice online. Please ensure that you have a PO number/reference ready before you start the booking process. You won’t be able to complete the order without it. If you would like to book online less than 28 days before the conference you will need to pay by card.

How else can I pay?

If you would like to pay using an alternative method or would rather secure your place via email please complete this booking form and send to the Customer Service (Events) team at or call 0207 067 1066.

No VAT payable

There are no hidden costs in our prices – you won't pay VAT on your Fundamentals of Service Charges 2020 places.


Cancellations will be charged a £100 cancellation fee. The full fee is payable for any cancellation received after 30 days before the event.

Sponsorship opportunities

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Member type
Not for profit / Public sector
Private sector