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Supporting Small Business Relief

In the Autumn statement 2022 the Government announced a Support Small Business relief scheme which will cap bill increases for any business losing eligibility for Small Business Rate Relief. Legislation is not being changed and the Council is expected to use discretionary relief powers under section 47 of the Local Government Finance Act 1988 (as amended) to grant these reliefs. The reliefs are fully funded by the Government provided they are award in accordance with the guidance.

Decision type: Non-key

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 17/03/2023

Decision due: 27 Mar 2023 by Executive Member for Finance - Cllr Alaric Smith

Lead member: Executive Member for Finance - Cllr Alaric Smith

Lead director: Business Manager Environmental, Welfare and Revenues - Mandy Fathers

Department: Business Services