Budget 2017 – business rates

Business Rates

As widely publicised, changes to business rates were expected and several measures were announced today to provide £435m of further support.

  • Small business support to those businesses losing their Small Business Rate Relief to cap the increase in their bills to £600 or the real terms transitional relief cap.
  • Provide £300m of discretionary relief to English local authorities to support individual hardship cases.
  • A £1,000 business rate discount for public houses with rateable values of up to £100,000.
  • More frequent business valuations of properties, at least every 3 years.

To discuss how we can help you and your business, please call Helen Sewell on 01527 558539 or email [email protected].


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