Covid-19 Business Updates
Read current and previous communications regarding the impact of the coronavirus outbreak in the UK. We continue to monitor the situation and invite you to contact us regarding your individual circumstances.
Update 28 – Wednesday 20th January 2021
Following our previous update on 5th January 2021, please find below notable changes that have been released via gov.uk.
Further to our business support communication on 5th January 2021, we have been informed that businesses in the retail, hospitality and leisure sectors will receive the one-off grant worth up to £9,000 per property automatically if they were in receipt of the second lockdown grant.
To confirm, the one-off top-ups will be granted to closed businesses as follows:
- £4,000 for businesses with a rateable value of £15,000 or under
- £6,000 for businesses with a rateable value between £15,000 and £51,000
- £9,000 for businesses with a rateable value of over £51,000
Do not apply if you have applied and received a lockdown grant any time after 14 October 2020. The council will continue to pay you all new entitlements.
If you did not apply for this grant, new applications will be backdated to 14th October 2020.
If you wish to make an application, please register your intention as soon as possible by emailing us on firstname.lastname@example.org.
We will continue to closely monitor all developments as they progress and communicate these with you as soon as we can, to keep you fully informed.
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