Grant support for businesses during lockdown

The Government has announced that a number of grants are to be made available to support businesses.

During lockdown a single grant payment will be made to cover a four-week period will be paid to each eligible business.
The grant amounts will be fixed. Businesses with more than one qualifying property will receive more than one grant.
The rate of payment for eligible businesses will be:

  • For properties with a rateable value of £15k or under, grants amount will be £1,334 per four weeks;
  • For properties with a rateable value of over £15k and below £51k, grants amounts will be £2,000 per four weeks;
  • For properties with a rateable value of £51k or over, grants amounts will be £3,000 per four weeks.
    Additional Restrictions Grant – waiting for guidance to confirm how these grants can be applied

Discretionary grants can also be paid to businesses that are severely impacted rather than closed.

Businesses should note that funding will be limited to the amount made available by the government.

Grants for businesses for the periods they were placed in a particular tier.
Grants for businesses that have been closed since March 2020

Once we have the guidance on the detailed requirements on businesses that can claim we will provide the information and how to apply as quickly as possible.