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The Local Restrictions Support Grant (for Open Businesses) is now live!

This scheme offers retrospective financial support to businesses that were open but severely impacted by the Tier 2 restrictions of 2 December to 25 December 2020.

Applications are invited from businesses operating in the accommodation, hospitality and leisure sectors only.

There are separate application forms for businesses that are registered for business rates and for those who are NOT registered for business rates.

Grants for businesses registered for business rates:

  • If your business has a property with a rateable value of £15,000 or less, you may be eligible for a cash grant of up to £801
  • Properties with a rateable value over £15,000 and less than £51,000 may be eligible for a cash grant of up to £1,200
  • Businesses with a rateable value of £51,000 or above may be eligible for a cash grant of up to £1,800

Grant for non-rate paying businesses:

Businesses that are not registered for business rates may be eligible for a cash grant of up to £801.

Please note that applications for those who are NOT registered for business rates close at midday on 25 January.

 

Grants for 26 December 2020 onwards

We are finalising the application process and the grants that will be available for businesses now that we are in a national lockdown. We will make relevant funding available as soon as possible.

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