Support for Business Rates

Covid-19 Business and Individual Support Measures : Support for business rates

Key relief areas in England
(slight differences for rest of UK)

Criteria

Relief

What can we do

Small Business Rate Relief
(retail, hospitality and leisure businesses operating from smaller premises)

Properties with a Rateable Value over £15,000 and less than £51,000

Small Businesses eligible for 100% relief under SBBR will be eligible for a £25,000 cash grant.

Let us know if your local authority has not contacted you by end of April
Charitable Rate Relief  

Eligible charities and community amateur sports clubs may apply for relief of up to 80%

  We can apply for you.
 

Small Business Rate Relief

Properties with a Rateable Value of less than £51,000, only occupying one property Grants of £10,000 to small businesses eligible for Small Business Rate Relief (up from £3,000) You will be contacted by your local authority, they will not take calls, this may change.
Rural Rate Relief Properties in eligible areas (population less than 3,000) that are the only village shop or post office with a Rateable Value of less than £8,500; or the only pub or petrol station with Rateable Value of less than £12,500
Retail Discount (Retail, leisure and hospitality businesses) 100% discount for one year beginning April 1 2020 (applied to all rateable values)   Not required
Hardship Relief Ratepayers experiencing financial difficulties may apply to their local authority for hardship relief which may grant a discount or exemption to the ratepayer at their discretion.