With the current uncertainty for businesses due to the COVID-19 outbreak, we want to ensure you are aware of the business rate relief scheme, which we hope you can promote to your business network.

In short:

  • All businesses, which are currently eligible for Small Business Rates relief, that is those with a rateable value up to £12,000, will receive a grant of £10,000.
  • Retail, leisure and hospitality businesses with a rateable value between £12,001 and £50,000 will receive a grant of £25,000.
  • If you believe you know a business who are an eligible business click here for the application form and follow the processes outlined.

There is also more advice and guidance via this link.