By Phil Ellerby
Here we provide a quick summary of the Small Business Grant Scheme updated as of Tuesday 31st March.
What is it?
It is a one-off coronavirus grant of £10,000 that is being made available to those who pay little or no business rates.
It is designed to help businesses meet their ongoing costs, such as rent, electric, etc
Who is eligible?
Businesses based in England
Businesses that occupy a business property
Businesses receiving Small Business or Rural Rates Relief at 11/03/2020
How do you access it?
Differing local authorities have differing processes. For some you do nothing, others you complete a form, others you complete an application online.
Below are the links to our local authorities and their process.
East Riding of Yorkshire
To find your local council click here
It should be a painless process but please note there are no timescales on this.
If you need clarity on any of the updates around business support during COVID-19, please contact the Northern Accountants team on 0113 218 9952.
Northern Accountants (Leeds), Olympus House, 2 Howley Park Business Village, Pullan Way, Leeds, LS27 0BZ