The Fresh Start relief scheme is aimed at providing 50% relief for 12 months for certain properties that become occupied, that have a rateable value of up to £65,000 and have been unoccupied for a continuous period of at least 12 months. The range of commercial properties covered by the scheme include: shops, offices, hotels, public houses, and restaurants. To apply and further information please click: http://www.westlothian.gov.uk/article/3670/Fresh-Start-Relief