Business Rate Relief
OUR WORK IN THIS AREA
Working with the sector and government to look at how further clarity can be provided to help social enterprises understand how changes to business rate relief may affect them;
Looking at how we can work with local authorities to ensure that social enterprises play a key role in generating local economic growth; and
Identifying and sharing best practice of how LAs have used business rate relief to support social enterprises working in their local economy.
Business Rates, Social and Economic Value
A new report published by Social Enterprise UK, 3Space and Meanwhile Space proposes how business rates can be used as a tool to nurture new, diverse and community focused enterprise on high streets. Published May 2013.
Legal guidance for social enterprises on discretionary business rate relief
Social Enterprise UK and Bates Wells and Braithwaite have published a useful piece of legal guidance which summarises the current legislation - it explains how discretionary business rate relief can apply to your social enterprise. Published May 2012.