Expanded Retail discount
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.
All current rate payers who qualify for the discount were written to in 2019. There was an option to refuse to receive the discount. If you now want to refuse it a form was included with the letter. If you do not have your form or need another you can download one here: refusal of Retail Discount form.
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