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Business Coronavirus Update - 16 April

Businesses can keep up to date on all Government Covid-19 support schemes via the GOV Business Support website. We are also keeping our TDC Business Support page up to date as and when further details from Government emerge. You can also follow us on Twitter @TDC_Business

Restart Grants

Status: Live

The Restart Grant scheme, replacing the Local Restrictions Support Grants (LRSG), is now open for applications.

These will be one-off payments to business rate-paying applicants, predominantly reliant on delivering in-person services for the general public, in the non-essential retail and hospitality, leisure, personal care and accommodation sectors.

As this is a new scheme, all applicants must make a manual application. The Council will not be releasing access code letters for this scheme.

Find out if you are eligible and apply today.

Discretionary Restart Grants (ARG)

Status: Coming May 2021

The Council will use its Additional Restrictions Grant (ARG) funding to run a Discretionary Restart Grant scheme. This will be for for severely impacted businesses and non-rated businesses in the non-essential retail, hospitality, leisure, personal care and accommodation sectors. 

Existing ARG applicants will receive an access code letter via email allowing them to apply, with new ARG applicants able to submit a new application in full.

Further details regarding this scheme will be released in due course.

Pre-April Lockdown Grants

A list of all other grant schemes can be found in our grant summary table.

You can also use our grant checker to see which schemes your type of business is eligible for. Please be aware this checker does not currently include the Restart Grant scheme.