Tuesday 21 July
Non Domestic Rates Relief
Trudy Fisher from Wiltshire Council highlighted the small business rate relief scheme which allows any business with 1 property to claim up to 50% relief on business rates. She outlined that despite being an ongoing National scheme that many small business owners in the town were still not claiming.
· Trudy outline that if your properties rateable value is less than £10,000 you may be eligible to claim up to 50% relief on your payment.
· Between £10000 and £15000 rateable value is also eligible for relief under the scheme.
· Claims can currently be backdated to April 2007
Jessica Valentine from Business Link Wiltshire updated members on the new Wiltshire Business in Crisis Helpline
This new initiative targets Wiltshire firms employing fewer than 50 people who are in need of immediate support as a result of the current recession. The helpline will provide access to experts on a wide range of issues from legal and human resources to serious financial and cash flow problems.
For more information contact Riley Sims, Business Link Devizes
Telephone: 07971 258406