Budget Statement

The Government outlined several proposals to help small businesses:

Public lavatories

The Government will introduce 100% rate relief for all public lavatories from 2020/2021.

Local newspaper discount

The existing £1,500 discount for office space occupied by a local newspaper will continue till 31 March 2025.

Self-catering and holiday let accommodation

The Government will consult on the criteria under which self-catering, and holiday lets become liable to business rates rather than council tax to reduce fraud.

Last reviewed: 30 - 01 - 2020

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