Please note this fund is now closed for applications.

Businesses which continue to remain closed or are directly impacted by law, due to the ongoing Coronavirus (COVID-19) restrictions, may be eligible to apply to the following funds:

  • Business Temporary Closure Fund - closing date 22 March 2021
  • Business Restrictions Fund - closing date 22 March 2021

You can check if your business could be eligible.

Please note: the final 4-weekly payment will be made on 22 March 2021 (in bank accounts 24 March 2021).

As in previous months, this will consist of:

  • £2,000 for businesses with a rateable value up to £51,000
  • £3,000 for businesses with a rateable value of £51,001 or above

UPDATE

On 19 April (in bank accounts 21 April) a final payment will be made to businesses in receipt of the Strategic Business Framework Fund.

This will be a combined payment comprising a further 2 weeks closure support and a one off restart grant.

Retailers in receipt of SFBF will be eligible for grants up to £7,500 based on rateable value:

  • for properties with a rateable value below £51,000:
    • £7,000 (£6,000 + £1,000)
  • for properties with a rateable value above £51,001:
    • £7,500 (£6,000 + £1,500)

Hospitality and leisure businesses in receipt of SFBF will be eligible for grants up to £19,500 based on rateable value:

  • For properties with a rateable value of £15,000 or under:
    • £9,000 (£8,000 + £1,000)
  • for properties with a rateable value between £15,001 and £51,000:
    • £13,000 (£12,000 + £1,000)
  • for properties with a rateable value of £51,001 or over:
    • £19,500 (£18,000 + £1,500)

Businesses do not need to re-apply, this will be paid automatically to those businesses in receipt of funding from the Strategic Business Framework Fund.