The Government recognises the challenges
retailers face and is taking action to help the high street evolve.
It will therefore provide a retail discount scheme for occupied
retail properties with a rateable value of less than 51,000 for
each of the years 2019/20 and 2020/21. This discount will be
administered by the Council and funding by a Section 31
Retail discount guidance has been published by the Government here https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/business-rates-retail-discount-guidance The Council must have a robust policy in place n order to administer and award retail discounts.
Decision type: Non-Key
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Notice of proposed decision first published: 07/01/2019
Decision due: 2 Jan 2019 by Strategic Director for Resources
Contact: Mr Saverio Della Rocca, Strategic Director for Resources Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.