Apply for a business rate reduction

There are a number of different ways you could reduce your business rates, including COVID-19, hardship, discretionary, unoccupied property and small business rate reduction.


There are a number of ways you can apply to reduce the amount you pay in business rates.

You can apply for:

  • relief if your building is empty
  • hardship relief
  • discretionary relief
  • a rateable value change  
  • small business rate reduction
  • Coronavirus business rates relief and grant funding