Help available for business rates
Back in Business rate support
The Back in Business scheme has expired and Land & Property Services (LPS) can no longer accept new applications.
The Back in Business rate support scheme was created to incentivise business ratepayers to consider empty retail premises when looking for a business property. The scheme provided a 50% rate reduction for up to two years once a retail premises, which has been empty for 12 months or more, becomes occupied.
The scheme was introduced in April 2022 and expired on 31 March 2023.
If you have any queries regarding the scheme, you can contact LPS using one of the following methods:
- Email firstname.lastname@example.org
- Tel 0300 200 7801 (charged at local rate)
Land & Property Services Helpline0300 200 7801