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Business rate grants and reliefs

Covid-19 Support grants for businesses

Restart Grants  (1 April onwards)

In the March budget, the Government announced the provision of further funding to support businesses through a one-off Restart Grant.

The Restart Grant scheme supports businesses that are predominantly reliant on delivering in-person services for the general public at those business premises. Additionally, in the scheme criteria published by Government, businesses must have their own business rate account and should have been trading on 1 April 2021.

Funding from Government will ensure all eligible businesses with a business rate account are able to be supported at the grant levels published. Businesses not within the rating system are not eligible for a grant.

Further details regarding eligibility are shown on the application below, however if you have already received grants since September 2020 you do not need to reapply at this time. 

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