Updated 7th April 2020
Small Business Grant Fund
Under the Small Business Grant Fund (SBGF) all businesses in England in receipt of Small Business Rates Relief (SBRR) and Rural Rates Relief (RRR) in the business rates system will be eligible for a payment of £10,000.
Retail, Hospitality and Leisure Grant
Under the Retail, Hospitality and Leisure Grant (RHLG) businesses in England in receipt of the Expanded Retail Discount (which covers retail, hospitality and leisure) with a rateable value of less than £51,000 will be eligible for the following cash grants per property:
Eligible businesses in these sectors with a property that has a rateable value of up to £15,000 will receive a grant of £10,000.
Eligible businesses in these sectors with a property that has a rateable value of over £15,000 and less than £51,000 will receive a grant of £25,000.
Businesses with a rateable value of £51,000 or over are not eligible for this scheme. Businesses which are not ratepayers in the business rates system are not included in this scheme.
Although the government announced that these would be automatic, businesses within Eden district will have to apply to the local authority in order to claim the grant. It is a straightforward online form that shouldn’t take more than 5-10 minutes to complete.
Please follow the link below to apply:
For more information on the grants and eligibility criteria please follow the link below.