Reductions to Rates
Business Rates bills can be reduced in a number of
circumstances. For more details on how this
could benefit you, or to apply for a reduction please get in
touch. You can also download application forms at the bottom
of this page.
Business Rates Team
Business rate reductions can fall into the following
Exempted buildings and empty buildings relief is automatically applied by
the Local Authority.
Extra discounts are also available; for example, you
may qualify for hardship relief or transitional rate
relief if your business meets certain criteria.
Full details on business rate relief are available from
In exceptional circumstances, we may grant a reduction to the
rates bill if you can prove that you are suffering hardship and if
it is interests of council taxpayers for the reduction to be