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Coronavirus: Extension grant fund to benefit more Shropshire businesses

June 17, 2020 4:14 PM

This next funding round started on 15th and will close on Sunday 28 June is seeking to support businesses in the following areas:

  • Care businesses with losses incurred by COVID-19, delivering care in Shropshire, and employing less than 50 full time employees can apply for a grant of £10,000.
  • Smaller Retail, Hospitality and Leisure Businesses, and their supply chain who employ between 1 and 10 people, and were not eligible for the previous grant scheme due to a lack of rateable commercial premises, can benefit from a £5,000 grant.
  • Medium-sized Retail, Hospitality and Leisure Businesses, and their supply chain, with between 11 and 20 employees and no rateable premises are able to apply for a £10,000 grant.
  • Business Enabling Services (including IT, Recruitment, Creative and Digital and Professional Services (such as PR and Comms) and this funding category can also include those who are home-based and working in these areas.

See links below.

https://newsroom.shropshire.gov.uk/2020/06/coronavirus-extension-grant-fund-to-benefit-more-shropshire-businesses/

https://shropshire.gov.uk/covid19extensiongrant

The 3rd round opened on 15th June and runs until 28th so a reasonable amount of time to apply. This round however does require more evidence of losses incurred

Please pass this on to anyone you know in business (in Shropshire) who would fit these areas.

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