New business rates deal

BUSINESSES could soon get discounts of up to £150,000 on business rates to build new premises.

Wednesday, 7th September 2016, 6:06 am
Updated Friday, 9th September 2016, 11:06 am

The scheme will help new and established companies build new premises enabling them to expand and develop modern working environments.

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East Hampshire District Council says it aims to be the most business-friendly council in the UK and is keen to start the scheme. Details will be published on its website.

Councillor Glynis Watts, who is in charge of economic development, said: ‘Business rate incentives will boost the delivery of new business premises, jobs and economic growth across the district as part of the council’s strategy to be as business-friendly as possible.’

Go to easthants.gov.uk.