Business support from Government in response to COVID-19
Small businesses in receipt of Small Business Rate Relief may be eligible for a £10,000 support grant from the government. These grants will be paid by us in early April.
Retail, hospitality and leisure businesses
A 100% Business Rates Retail Discount will be applied to all occupied retail, leisure and hospitality businesses for the year 2020/21. There will be no rateable value limit on the relief.
Self employed people
Find out more about financial help if you're self employed from Gov.uk
Read more about general support and advice for businesses.
Find out more about business rates, including discounts and other reliefs available.
Business Rates discount for nurseries
As an extraordinary response to the coronavirus, the Government announced a business rates Nursery Discount on 18 March 2020.
This relief will apply to hereditaments occupied by providers on Ofsted’s Early Years Register and are wholly or mainly used for the provision of the Early Years Foundation Stage and which are subject to business rates in the year 2020/21. There will be no rateable value limit on the relief.
If you have not received a revised bill and believe you are eligible for this discount please contact us by emailing
This discretionary grant scheme is intended to assist small businesses whose income has been significantly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic and which have not received funding from certain other Government support schemes.