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Restart Grant for Non-Essential Retail, Hospitality, Accommodation, Leisure, Personal Care and Gym Businesses

This grant is intended to support the re-opening of businesses previously required to close in the January 2021 lockdown.  It is available for those who offer in person services, where the main service and activity takes place in premises liable for business rates. 

Grants worth up to £6,000 for non-essential retail or up to £18,000 for hospitality, leisure, accommodation, personal care and gym businesses are available.  

For further information on this grant and to see if you are eligible please click here.

Eligibility Criteria

  • you must be liable for business rates, including those businesses that receive Small Business Rate Relief
  • your business is not insolvement, in administration or had a striking off notice made

So that we can assess your entitlement under this scheme you will be required to provide documentation relating to your business, such as your most recent bank statement and a utility bill.  You will be given details of how this information can be provided.  Your grant application cannot be assessed until this additional information is supplied. 

If you wish to apply please ensure you have the following information available before starting this application:-

  • your Business Rates account number
  • a recent utility bill
  • the acccount details of the bank account you would like the payment going into