The 42 day rule

A tenant takes occupation for a period of 42 days, paying the Rates while in occupation.

After vacating, the landlord is given a rates-free period of 3 months (6 months for industrial).

The relief is granted under The Local Government and Finance Act 1988 Section 45 (sub-section 4a) –
has been unoccupied for a continuous period not exceeding three months.

Does not require substantial occupation
Savings of approximately 65% of Rates payable per annum – less administartion costs.
Recent court decisions found in favour of landlords

Lacks flexibility
Obtrusive – inhibits marketing
and access
Considerable time and effort to implement and administer
Cost of implementation
Diffcult to implement
Any legal challenge is made against the the landlord – hence adverse publicity

Many unique benefits

We know our market and all of the competitor solutions available to you. That’s why we know our solution’s benefits make us the preferred choice for Business Rates mitigation.

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Simple to implement

No other solution compares. We don’t need keys, we don’t need access. It’s so simple we can have your Business Rates mitigated within 24 hours.

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Being unique, our solution often raises questions. We’ve listed some of the answers here but please get in contact should you have any further questions.

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EBR Solutions Ltd.
94 Leonard Street
London, EC2A 4RH

Tel: 07956 154270