Retail Rate Relief


The government has announced that they will continue to provide eligible retail, hospitality and leisure properties in England with 100% business rates relief from 1 April 2021 to 30 June 2021.

The Expanded Retail Discount scheme & Nursery Discount schemes that were due to end on 31 March 2021 have been extended to 30 June 2021 to provide 100% relief to eligible ratepayers.

New schemes will be launched, which will provide 66% rate relief from 1 July 2021 to 31 March 2022 for eligible ratepayers and we will be contacting you nearer the time to invite applications for this new scheme.

All eligible businesses will receive a letter with their rates bill explaining the changes. If you do not wish to receive the 100% Expanded Retail Discount or Nursery Relief from 1 April 2021 please complete and return the statement you received with your bill to


Last Updated: 9 March 2021