Although this relief will end on 31 March 2016, we will still consider retrospective applications.

You can get a reduction on your business rates if you occupy certain retail property* with a rateable value of £50,000 or less.

The relief is:

  • up to £1,000 in 2014/15 and
  • up to £1,500 in 2015/16

*To be eligible, the property must mainly be used as a shop, restaurant, cafe or drinking establishment.

You’re usually not eligible if your business provides financial services, medical services or professional services like legal advice or accounting.

Read the Business Rates Retail Relief guidance for more information.