Discretionary Business Rate Relief Scheme
Please note that applications for 2017/18 Discretionary Business Rate Relief have now closed.
Details of the 2018/19 scheme will be published shortly.
Following a revaluation of premises in April 2017, a number of local business have seen an increase in the business rate liabilities.
The council has been awarded a grant by the government to offer discretionary relief for businesses affected by the revaluation.
The funding covers a 4 year period and the approved policy for administering the grant is shown below:
In order to be eligible for funding, a business must have been occupying their premises on 1 April 2017.
Around 300 potential recipients of the proposed scheme have been identified.
Eligible businesses have been contacted directly with an application form to apply for the relief.