Business owners are invited to attend a business-to-business networking meeting on Thursday 17 August to get the scoop on how to access a new fund.

Over the next four years just under £900,000 will be available to some of the businesses in Portsmouth that have been affected by an increase in business rates caused by the 2017 revaluation of commercial properties. £500,000 will be available in 2017/18.

The support is available to businesses occupying a business premises with a rateable value of less than £200,000 that have seen their gross business rates bill increase by 12.5 per cent compared to last year.

Businesses that are successful in applying for this relief will receive support worth up to 8 per cent of their business rates bill.

Book a place at the meeting today

To secure your space, email The attendance fee is £15.

How to apply for support

Find out more about how to access the Discretionary 'Revaluation Support' Relief fund revaluation scheme by visiting the fund's webpage.