Hardship Relief on Business Rates EXE18-088
Reporting Person – Leigh Clarke
That the hardship relief set out in the confidential minute be awarded.
Reason: The provision of financial assistance through the hardship relief scheme would help to ensure the venue remains a financially viable proposition. It is in the interest of the general body of Council Tax payers to maintain the existence of the venue because its loss would result in a reduction in the employment prospects of the Borough and reduce the leisure and cultural amenities of the area.