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 that pay, or are liable for Business Rates only, and is a one off payment.
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 businesses that were trading (engaged in business activity) on 1 April 2021 will qualify.
There are 2 types of grants:
- Non-essential retail
- Hospitality, leisure, accomodation, gym and sports, personal care