On March 3, 2021, Government announced the introduction of grant support for non-essential retail, hospitality, accommodation, leisure, personal care and gym businesses in England. This support will take the form of a one-off grant funding scheme called the Restart Grant (RG).
Who is eligible?
Grants are available for eligible business sectors that have a valid business rates account as of April 1, 2021.These include businesses in the follow sectors:
- Non-essential retail
- Hospitality settings
- Personal care
- Gym Businesses
The Council are currently waiting for further guidance from central government on the required application process, at this stage we do not know if we can make automatic payments to businesses as we have in the past. As soon as we have more information we will update you further.
For updates on all the businesses support available and how to apply for the grants, please visit: www.charnwood.gov.uk/bsu