Posted on 1st March 2017
This message is from Gordon Reay, the MSDC Business Liaison Officer…
There has been a lot of coverage recently in the media about Business Rates. So this seems a good time to remind local small businesses of the availability of SBRR (Small Business Rate Relief) for those who occupy premises with a Rateable Value (RV) of up to £15000. Also to remind those who have not claimed that they can backdate their claim. This relief does have to be claimed – it is not applied automatically.
I have attached a document that provides details of Small Businesses Rates Relief for 2017 /18. Full details here
Business Liaison Officer – Mid Sussex District Council
Tel : 01444 477068
(My usual working days are Monday – Wednesday)
Website : www.midsussex.gov.uk
"I am delighted to have a long-standing relationship with the BHBPA. Since its foundation the Association has gone from strength to strength and there is no doubt that it has brought huge benefits to its members and the business community as a whole through the partnerships it has formed with the local authorities, Sussex Police and local organisations. It is paramount that Burgess Hill businesses have an effective collective voice."
"“I have belonged to this group since I started my own business, Lea Graham Associates, in 1986. The association has been through several incarnations since then, but its most recent one, BHBPA, is by far the best.
It’s much more than just a networking group, although it is supremely good at that too. BHBPA is inclusive and friendly and acts like a mutual-support society. The events are stimulating, worthwhile and often great fun and I believe most members share this opinion.”"
"“Sutton Winson have been members of the BHBPA for around 7 years. We have found it a great way to keep in touch with Burgess Hill businesses and to meet with likeminded people. It’s not just another “networking” group, as it tackles the real issues and gets things done”"
"“We have been members of BHBPA from its inception, and seen the organisation steadily grow and expand into the dynamic entity it is today, bringing positive benefits to all its members.""