On 18 March 2020 the Government announced business rates Nursery Discount 2020/21 to support nurseries during the time of Coronavirus. The Chancellor had decided that certain providers of childcare would pay no business rates for 2020/21.
At the Budget on 3 March 2021 it was announced that Nursery Discount would continue to apply at 100% for eligible properties for the first three months of 2021 from 1 April 2021 to 30 June 2021. Subsequently, from 1 July 2021 to 31 March 2022, Nursery Discount will apply at 66%. From 1 July 2021 the relief will be capped at £105,000 per business.
If you have not received a new bill and believe you should receive Nursery Discount, please contact the business rates team.