Could MPs offer some relief to smaller businesses over rates? 

The government is considering ways to mitigate impacts of rates to the business community. Could there be a light at the end of the tunnel for those under pressure to meet the rates levy?

This story follows the news that Chancellor Philip Hammond is prepared to adopt measures to assist businesses most affected by the hike.  The Guardian reports that Sajid Javid, communities secretary is said to take action on alleviate the implementation of revised rates.