Rates, relief and exemptions
In certain circumstances you may be entitled to a relief or exemption against your business rates bill. Use the links below to find out more about the different circumstances.
Unoccupied property rates
When a property becomes empty it will attract a three month exemption from property rates
Small business rate relief
This relief was introduced by the government in 2005 in order to assist small businesses. Find ou...
Discretionary rate relief
Find out who is eligible for discretionary relief and how to apply for it
Section 49 of the Local Government Finance Act 1988 provides us with the discretion to grant reli...
Supporting small businesses relief
Find out more about this new business rates relief.
Mandatory and charitable rate relief
Charities and registered community amateur sports clubs are entitled to mandatory relief from rates
Retail, hospitality and leisure relief
Find out more about retail, hospitality and leisure relief from the government.
Covid Additional Relief Fund (CARF)
Supporting those businesses affected by the pandemic.