Local Restriction Support Grants

Local Restriction Support Grants

Local Restrictions Support Grants may be available if your business has either had to close under the national lockdown restrictions from 5 November 2020 or was severely impacted by the local lockdown restrictions which were in place prior to this.

Local Restrictions Support Grant (for businesses which have closed)

These grants are for businesses which have had to close due to national lockdown restrictions coming into force on 5 November 2020.

Eligibility

Your business must be in one of the following categories, which were required to close under national lockdown restrictions:

Non-essential retail / / Leisure / / Personal Care / / Sports facilities / / Hospitality

Your business must also:

The amount you get depends on the rateable value of the business property that you occupy. For every 28 days of lockdown period:

If your rateable value is £15,000 or less you will receive £1,334 / / If your rateable value is over £15,000 and less that £51,000 you will receive £2,000 / / If your rateable value is £51,000 or more you will receive £3,000

Local Restrictions Support Grant (for businesses which are open)

These grants are for businesses who were open but severely impacted by Tier 2 local restrictions. They cover the period from August 2020 (or when your local area was subject to local restrictions) to 4 November 2020.

Eligibility

To be eligible your business must:

be a leisure, hospitality or accommodation business / / occupy premises registered for businesses rates / / have been open and trading as usual before the restrictions / / have been providing services in person to customers from the premises / / have been severely impacted by Tier 2 restrictions

The Grants

The amount you get depends on the rateable value of the business property that you occupy. For every 28 days of lockdown period:

If your rateable value is £15,000 or less you will receive £934 / / If your rateable value is over £15,000 and less that £51,000 you will receive £1,400 / / If your rateable value is £51,000 or more you will receive £2,100

Discretionary Funding

Discretionary grants may be available for businesses that have been severely impacted by COVID-19 but do not meet the above criteria. No details have been announced yet.

How to Apply

The grants are administered by each local authority. The grants currently available, the application process and the detail of the eligibility criteria may vary depending on your local authority.

If you are eligible, click this link to apply today with Calderdale Metropolitan Borough Council.

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