Guide to Coronavirus grants for businesses

There are a number of grants available for businesses which offer addition support due to Coronavirus restrictions.

Support for businesses during the national lockdown period starting 16th February 2021

The LRSG (Closed) Addendum plus the one-off Closed Businesses Lockdown Payment schemes are now closed.  

More information on eligibility can be found on the gov.uk website.
Please note the closing date for applications for this grant is the 31st May 2021

Current grant schemes

Restart Grant The Chancellor has announced one-off 'Restart Grants' from 1 April 2021 for Businesses liable for business rates. This grant replaces the Local Restrictions Support Grants which were awarded up to 31.3.2021.

 

Grant Payments

The table below shows the number and total of grant payments as of 1 June 2021.

Business rates grant figures
Grant Period that they relate to; Closing date for applications Amount paid out Applications paid Application process
LRSG Closed (addendum) 05.11.20 - 01.12.20 31.03.21 £1,648,096.00 1002 Closed
Open 02.12.20 - 18.12.20 31.03.21 £151,253.15 240 Closed
Closed 02.12.20 - 18.12.20 31.03.21 £19,839.05 21 Closed
LRSG (addendum)  19.12.20 - 04.01.21 31.03.21 £987,677.93 991 Closed
LRSG (addendum)  05.01.21 - 15.02.21 31.03.21 £2,506,149.00 1013 Closed
LRSG (addendum) 16.2.21-31.3.21 31.03.21 £2,598,082.00 1004 Closed
Top up - one off payments one off payments for latest lockdown 31.03.21 £4,983,000.00 1008 Closed

Sector

01.11.20 - 04.11.20 and 02.12.20 - 19.12.20 31.03.21 £5,571.42 2 Closed
Wet-led pubs Eligibility ends 29.12.20 Closed £66,000.00 66 Closed
ARG - Tranche 1 From 05.11.20 - 31.03.22 Closed £1,280,450.00 309 Tranche 1 Closed

ARG - Tranche 2

From 5.11.20 - 31.03.22 31.03.21 £835,025 358 Tranch 2 Closed
Restart Grant From 01.04.21  30.06.21 £7,077,386.00 887 Open until 30.06.21