Business Support Grants

As there are currently a number of grant schemes available to help support local businesses – we’ve put them all together on this page so you can easily choose which form to complete based on your business needs.

This grant will be for any business except for major employers that can demonstrate a significant loss in income as a consequence of the National Lockdown from 5th November to 2nd December 2020.  Trading Accounts for November 2019 will be compared with November 2020. Where eligibility remains, further payments will automatically be paid for national restrictions up to and including 31st March 2021.

APPLICATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED.

Applications are invited from businesses that have been mandated to close during the National Lockdown that do not have a business rates liability and are not covered by the Local Restrictions Support Grant (Closed) Addendum Scheme. Where eligibility remains, further payments will automatically be paid for periods of national restrictions up to and including 31st March 2021.

APPLICATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED.

To support the recovery of the high street as COVID-19 trading restrictions are relaxed, the Government has introduced the one-off payment ‘Restart Grant’ for certain rate-paying businesses only. This is a new type of business support grant and it replaces the Local Restrictions Support Grant (CA/C) from 1st April 2021.

Please click on the blue Restart Grant box above for more information and an Application Form (only required if you have not yet received your Restart Grant payment automatically from us). NOTE: Restart Grant is only available to qualifying (rated) non-essential retail, hospitality, accommodation, leisure, personal care and gym/sport businesses.

Closing date for applications is 17:15 pm on 30th June 2021

This form is for use by Businesses who are registered to pay Business Rates and are closed due to local restrictions including a national lockdown. The grant is for the ratepayer only and may be liable for recovery if the recipient was not the ratepayer on the eligible day.

Applications made after 31st March, will only be considered for payment for the period 16th February to 31st March 2021. 

Closing date for applications is 17.15 pm on 31st May 2021

 

Employers with a Rateable Value of £100,000 or above with 100 or more employers can apply for this grant for the National Lockdown from 5th November to 2nd December 2020 if they can demonstrate a significant loss in income as a consequence of the National Lockdown.  Trading Accounts for November 2019 will be compared with November 2020. 

APPLICATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED.