Coronavirus support grants for businesses in England

November 16, 2020 - 11:30am

Coronavirus support grants for businesses in England

Coronavirus grant due to national restrictions (for closed businesses):

The Local Restrictions Support Grant (LRSG (Closed) Addendum) supports businesses in England that have been required to close due to the national restrictions between 5 November and 2 December 2020. Eligible businesses may be entitled to a cash grant from their local council for each 28-day period under national restrictions. To check your eligibility and for more information, click here.

Coronavirus Local Restrictions Support Grant (for closed businesses):

Businesses in England that were open as usual and were then required to close due to local restrictions (local COVID alert level: Very High) may be eligible for the local restrictions support grant. Eligible businesses are entitled to a cash grant from their local council for each 14-day period they are closed. T

Check if you're eligible for the coronavirus Local Restrictions Support Grant (for open businesses):

The Local Restrictions Support Grant (LRSG (Open)) supports businesses that have been severely impacted due to temporary local restrictions. Businesses that have not had to close but which have been severely impacted due to local restrictions (Local COVID alert levels: High or Very High) may be eligible for LRSG (Open). Eligible businesses may be entitled to a cash grant from their local council for each 28-day period under local restrictions. 

Check if you're eligible for the coronavirus Additional Restrictions Grant:

The Additional Restrictions Grant (ARG) supports businesses that are not covered by other grant schemes or where additional funding is needed.  The scheme provides local councils with grant funding to support closed businesses that do not directly pay business rates as well as businesses that do not have to close but which are impacted. In addition, larger grants can be given than those made through LRSG (Closed). 

Check if your nightclub, dance hall or adult entertainment business is eligible for a coronavirus grant due to national restrictions:

Businesses in England that have been required to close due to the national restrictions introduced in March 2020, and which have not been able to re-open, may be eligible for Local Restrictions Support Grant. Eligible businesses are entitled to a cash grant from their local council for each 14 day period they are closed.

Read More – National Guidelines - https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus/business-support

Read More Local Information and how to apply - https://www.lancaster.gov.uk/sites/coronavirus-information/help-for-businesses