How do you qualify?
Occupied retail properties with a rateable value of less than £51,000 which are wholly or mainly used as shops, restaurants, cafes and drinking establishments may qualify for this relief. Please refer the Business Rates Retail Discount Guidelines for full details.
What do you get?
The value of the discount will be one third of the net rates bill (after all other mandatory and Government funded discretionary reliefs have been applied).
Awards are subject to State Aid De Minimis limits. For information about State Aid please go to www.gov.uk/state-aid
How do you apply?
We will identify those who appear to qualify and award the relief automatically. We will then write to you confirming the award and asking you to make a State Aid declaration if appropriate.