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Small Business Grants

Small Business Grant (up to £10,000)

The Government will provide a one-off grant of £10,000 to businesses receiving Small Business Rate Relief (SBRF) or Rural Rate Relief (RRR).

How to access the scheme

Your local authority will contact you directly about this scheme in the near future if your business is in receipt of these reliefs, Local Authorities are awaiting detailed guidance from Government which is expected in the near future.


Cash grants for retail, hospitality and leisure businesses (up to £25,000)

The Retail and Hospitality Grant Scheme provides businesses in the retail, hospitality and leisure sectors with a cash grant of up to £25,000 per property.

Businesses in these sectors with a property that has a rateable value of £15,000 and under will receive a grant of £10,000.

Businesses in these sectors with a property that has a rateable value of between £15,000 and £51,000 will receive a grant of £25,000.

Businesses are eligible for the grant if:

  • your business is based in England
  • your business is in the retail, hospitality and/or leisure sector

Properties that will benefit from the relief will be occupied hereditaments that are wholly or mainly being used:

  • as shops, restaurants, cafes, drinking establishments, cinemas and live music venue
  • for assembly and leisure
  • as hotels, guest and boarding premises and self-catering accommodation

How to access the scheme

You do not need to do anything. Your local authority will write to you if you are eligible for this grant.



Last Updated: 01 Apr 2020 1:42 PM