The Restart Grant Scheme supports businesses in reopening safely as COVID restrictions are lifted. The grants are available from 1st April 2021.
Eligible businesses in the hospitality, accommodation, leisure, personal care and gym sectors may be entitled to a one-off cash grant of up to £18,000.
Whilst eligible businesses in the non-essential retail sector may be entitled to a one-off cash grant of up to £6,000.
A business is eligible if it is:
- based in England;
- rate paying;
- in non-essential retail, hospitality, accommodation, leisure, personal care and gym sectors; and
- trading on 1st April 2021.
The grants have to be applied for via your local council, even if you have previously applied for other grants from them.
These grants are designed to assist businesses reopen and provide support, although the amounts may vary from council to council. The availability of the grant is not affected by other grants received, unless you have exceeded the permitted subsidy allowance.
If you require guidance on any of the above, please contact your TC partner on 0330 088 7111.