Occupied Properties:

Occupied properties may be eligible for a reduction in the Business Rates.

Small Business Rate Relief

Mandatory Rate Relief for charities and sports clubs

Mandatory Rural Rate Relief

Discretionary Rate Relief

Supporting Small Business Relief

Local Newspaper Relief

Retail, Hospitality and leisure rate relief 2023/2024

Part-occupied Relief (S44A Relief)

Hardship Relief

Town Centre Discretionary Rate Relief Scheme

Unoccupied Properties:

When a property becomes empty, there is no charge for the first three months, or six months in the case of industrial property. After the initial rate-free period has expired, the empty property will be charged 100% Business Rates. There are certain exemptions from the empty charge which include listed buildings and properties with a rateable value of less than £2,900.