Covid-19 business grants

With Coronavirus (COVID-19) now affecting many areas of our services to the residents and businesses of Amber Valley, we are keen to keep you right up-to-date with the changes we are being forced to make. Read more about your council services.

Information about the grants and financial help available to local businesses as a result of Covid-19 local and national restrictions.

Following their announcement on 31 October, the government has asked local councils to deliver grant funding to affected businesses.

Grant funding will cover national grants for the period 5 November to 2 December and local grants that applied prior that under the local lockdown restrictions.

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The ARG is a discretionary scheme to support businesses who may have to close but who do not have a rateable value, this is to be based on the number of employees and the type of business and have property related business costs.

Full guidance, eligibility criteria and application form.

 

 

From 5 November to 2 December 2020 the LRSG will be paid to eligible businesses with rateable values who have been required to close under the national guidelines. 

A single grant will be paid to each eligible business to cover the four-week national lockdown period. Grant amounts are fixed, and rates are:

  • For properties with a rateable value of £15k and under - £1,334
  • For properties with a rateable value of over £15k and below £51k - £2,000
  • For properties with a rateable value of £51k and over - £3,000

Full guidance, eligibility criteria and application form.

 

 

Grant funding will also be able for businesses in Amber Valley for the period 31 October to 4 November (5 days) when we were under High Restrictions (Tier 2).

The (LRSG) is also a discretionary scheme to support businesses impacted by the local restrictions in place.

Full guidance, eligibility criteria and application form.

 

 

Need further help or information?

Contact the team directly on 01773 570222 or email businessdiscretionarygrant@ambervalley.gov.uk