As South Kesteven District Council’s economic growth and regeneration company, InvestSK is pleased to be administering Government grant funding to businesses in South Kesteven to provide crucial support during this very difficult and uncertain time.
Two funding programmes are available:
The Government also announced new grant funding to help small businesses that were not eligible to receive previous business grant schemes which were distributed in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Click to find out more about the Local Authority Discretionary Grant Fund.
Under the Small Business Grant Fund all businesses in England in receipt of Small Business Rates Relief and Rural Rates Relief in the business rates system will be eligible for a payment of £10,000, in line with the Government’s eligibility criteria*
Under the Retail, Hospitality and Leisure Grant, businesses in England in receipt of the Expanded Retail Discount (which covers retail, hospitality and leisure) with a rateable value of less than £51,000 will be eligible for the following cash grants per property:
Businesses are not eligible for the Retail, Hospitality and Leisure Grant if:
You don’t need to make an application to receive funding but, if you meet the criteria, you’ll need to provide some information to us – including your bank details – so the grants can be paid directly into your account.
We appreciate there’s a lot of information to digest, and you might want some clarity over your individual situation. In which case, please get in touch with InvestSK – we’re here to help you.
As well as offering support for this specific funding programme, InvestSK also provides a central point of contact for all local businesses. We have a dedicated page for the latest Government information, advice and funding to support businesses during the coronavirus pandemic, click here to visit.
If you can’t find the information you need or have specific questions, please contact our business support team by emailing: firstname.lastname@example.org.