That the Cabinet Member for Finance, Property and Regeneration approved the revised National Non-Domestic Rates Discretionary Relief guidelines as shown in Appendix A of the report.
Reason for Decision
1. The proposed guidelines at Appendix A of the report will, by providing criteria to be considered when making decisions, assist with robust and consistent decision-making.
2. That delegated authority is given to the Director of Revenues and Benefits to amend the scheme entitlement percentage during the financial year if it appears that the not all of the government funding will be utilised by the scheme’s deadline (30 September 2021).