Business Rates & Relief:

Small Business Rates Relief
If your business uses one property, you won’t pay business rates on a property with a rateable value of £12,000 or less. For properties with a rateable value of £12,001 to £15,000, the rate of relief will go down gradually from 100% to 0%.

Uniform Business Rates Multiplier
The Uniform Business Rates multiplier for 2017/18 is 47.9p in £ and the small business rates relief multiplier is 46.6p in £. Use the small business multiplier if your rateable value is below £51,000

Empty Business Rates
Most businesses must pay full business rates business rates on empty buildings for 3 months although industrial premises (eg warehouses) are exempt for a further 3 months.