Covid-19 support for businesses
On 17 March, 2020 the Government announced a guidance and funding for businesses in the light of the outbreak of Covid-19.
See COVID-19: support for businesses on GOV.UK for guidance on paying sick pay, business rates, loan scheme, tax and insurance.
We will administer the following business rate holidays and grants.
A 12-month business rates holiday for all retail, hospitality and leisure businesses in England.
Small business grant funding of £10,000 for all business in receipt of small business rate relief or rural rate relief.
Grant funding of £25,000 for retail, hospitality and leisure businesses with property with a rateable value between £15,000 and £51,000.
Eligible businesses rate bills have automatically been recalculated and are now being sent out.
Read COVID-19 Business Support Grants FAQs from the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (Word doc 73Kb)