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

COVID-19 Additional Relief Fund

Supporting Small Business Relief

Local Newspaper Relief

Retail Discount

Retail, hospitality and leisure rate relief 2022-23

Nursery (Childcare) Discount

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.