Business rates explained

How your business rates are worked out

Find the rateable value of your business property and see how this is used to work out your business rates.

Small business rate relief

Reductions for businesses with rateable values of less than £12,000

Empty properties and business rates

Exemptions from business rates for unoccupied properties

Charities, sports clubs and rural businesses

Business rate reductions for registered charities, community sports clubs and businesses in rural areas

Discounts for newly built commercial properties

Business rates relief for four years to help businesses investing in the borough

Business rates flooding relief

Exemptions from business rates for properties affect by the Boxing Day 2015 floods