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New Business Support Grant

November 14, 2020 9:47 AM

Dear All

At last we have the detail for the present Lockdown support grants. Please share with businesses and make sure you village Hall or sports club applies if you were successful last time.

Local Covid restrictions support grants

Following the lockdown announced by Government and commencing on Thursday 5 November, it was announced that further funding to help support businesses that are required to closed would be put in place.

In order to be eligible for a grant payment under the LRSG scheme, a business must:

  • Be registered as the business rates payer to Shropshire Council, for a property entered on the non-domestic rating list on 4 November 2020
  • Must have been open and providing in-person services to customers from their business premises, then mandated to close as a result of regulations made under the Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (England) (No 4) Regs 2020
  • Have been forced to close due to national lock down restrictions, had their first full day of closure on or after the 5 November 2020
  • Fall under one of the following business categories:

o Non-essential retail

o Hospitality

o Leisure/community venue - that's Village Halls and rateable sports club etc.

o Sports facilities

o Personal care

Grant Payment Thresholds

The grant payable to an eligible business depends on the Rateable Value of the property (as entered on the non-domestic rating list on 4 November 2020). These are as follows:

  • For properties with a rateable value of £15k or under, grants to be £1,334
  • For properties with a rateable value of between £15k-£51k grants to be £2,000
  • For properties with a rateable value of £51k or over grants to be £3,000

For further details and the application link , please use the following link:

https://shropshire.gov.uk/coronavirus/information-for-businesses-and-the-self-employed/local-restrictions-support-grants/

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