What are the business benefits

Business rates discounts will be a key incentive at the majority of Enterprise Area sites. They will enable businesses to invest and grow by reducing their cost overheads. Find out more about the business rate discounts on

Businesses can claim up to 100% rate relief under de Minimis rules. This equates to savings worth up to £275,000 per eligible business over the policy's five year timeframe. This is money which would otherwise have been paid as tax and which businesses can invest to help create new jobs or boost growth.

Incentives offered to businesses include:

  • Business Rates Discounts
  • Enhanced Capital Allowances for investment in plant and machinery
  • A streamlined approach to planning
  • High speed broadband connections
  • International promotion and marketing of Enterprise Areas
  • For more information contact the Inward Investment teamSkills and training support to fully capitalise on the employment opportunities created

For more Information contact the Inward Investment Team

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