New Government grants for retail, hospitality and leisure

Following the Prime Minister’s announcement that retail and leisure business will be closed until at least February half-term , Rishi Sunak announced a further one-off top up grant for these industries worth up to £9,000 per property.

The cash is provided on a per-property basis to support businesses through the latest restrictions, and is expected to benefit over 600,000 business properties, worth £4 billion in total across all nations of the UK.

An additional £594 million discretionary fund has also been made available to support other impacted businesses, on top of £1.1 billion grant funding for Local Authorities, Local Restriction Support Grants and an extension of the furlough scheme

For full details and to see if your business qualifies click here.

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