Business rates relief

Retail discount

You could qualify for retail discount if your business is a:

  • shop
  • restaurant, café, bar or pub
  • cinema or music venue
  • hospitality or leisure business, for example, a gym, a spa, a casino or a hotel

Expanded Retail Discount/Nursery (Childcare) Discount 2021/22

Central government made a new budget announcement on 3 March 2021. Following this announcement, the retail and nursery (childcare) discount of 100% will only apply for the first three months. This spans from 1 April 2021 to 30 June 2021.

From 1 July 2021 to 21 March 2022, business rates will be set at 66%. This rate is capped at £2 million for properties that were closed from 5 January 2021, or at £105,000 for all other eligible businesses.

If you wish to refuse this discount then you must put this in writing to our Business Rates team.

Business Rates

Address: Causeway House
Bocking End
Braintree
Essex
CM7 9HB

Telephone: 01376 557788