The Restart Grant scheme supports businesses in the non-essential retail, hospitality, leisure, personal care and accommodation sectors with a one-off grant, to reopen safely as COVID-19 restrictions are lifted.
The restart grant scheme is for businesses on the ratings list only. The grant will be paid to the ratepayer who according to the records was responsible for the business rates on the 1 April 2021. Only business that were trading (engaged in business activity) on 1 April 2021 will qualify.
There are two types of grants:
- Non-essential retail
- Hospitality, leisure, accommodation, gym and sports, personal care