GRANT SUPPORT TO SMALL BUSINESSES AND RETAIL, HOSPITALITY AND LEISURE BUSINESSES IN ENGLAND.
THE DEADLINE TO SUBMIT A FORM FOR THIS SCHEME WAS THURSDAY 20 AUGUST AT 4.30PM
The closing date for this scheme is Friday 28 August, however, we need to check eligibility and process payments by this date at the latest, therefore the deadline to submit an online form was Thursday 20 August at 4.30pm.
Small Business Grant Fund
Hereditaments included in this scheme are those which on the 11 March 2020 were eligible for relief under the business rate Small Business Rate Relief Scheme (including those with a Rateable Value between £12,000 and £15,000 which receive tapered relief). Each eligible business will receive a grant of £10,000. Eligible recipients will receive one grant per hereditament.
Retail, Hospitality and Leisure Grant
There will be two levels of grants
• £25,000 for properties with a rateable value of more than £15,000 but less than £51,000;
• £10,000 for properties with a rateable value of £15,000 or less.
Grants will be provided in respect of each hereditament; therefore, businesses with multiple outlets would receive more than one grant and may receive grants from separate Local Authorities
These grants are only available to the person/business liable to pay Business Rates on the 11 March 2020. The Government will not accept deliberate manipulation and fraud, any business caught falsifying their records to gain additional grant money will face prosecution and any funding issued will be subject to claw back.