There are a variety of business rates relief schemes aimed at reducing business rates bills for ratepayers if they qualify.

Reliefs can be applicable for either the ratepayer themselves (such as a charity) or a premises (such as agricultural land) and are either mandatory if the relevant criteria is met or discretionary depending on if the local council is satisfied that it would be reasonable to apply the relief after considering other ratepayers.

Below is a list of business rates reliefs that are all discussed in more detail on the relevant pages: