The Government has introduced new grants under its response to COVID-19. The grants will be distributed as widely as possible by the Council.
To obtain the grant you will need to provide the Council with some information, including your bank details. We will pay the grant directly into your bank account as quickly as possible once we have received the funding from Government.
Grant payments are now being made. When we pay your grant, you will receive an email confirming how much has been paid and when it will appear in your bank account.
BE AWARE: We have been informed that some companies are charging fees to complete the application on behalf of small businesses.
We are not charging any fees for this grant and urge any business owners to contact the business rates team with any queries they may have about the application process.
£10,000 will be given through the support grant to:
Exclusions to Small Business Grant Fund:
To apply for the small business grant under scheme 1 please complete this form
£10,000 will be given through the grant to businesses in the retail, hospitality and leisure sectors with a rateable value of £15,000 or less.
£25,000 will be given through the grant to businesses in the retail, hospitality and leisure sectors with a rateable value of over £15,000 and under £51,000.
Exclusions to Retail, Hospitality and Leisure Business Grant Fund:
To apply for the Retail, Hospitality and Leisure Business Grant under scheme 2 please complete this form.
If you need further information please visit the Government website.
All grants are subject to state aid rules, any grant funding paid may be reclaimed if it does not comply with state aid rules.