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National Lockdown second payment cycle - 16 February to 31 March 2021

The second payment cycle covers 16 February to 31 March 2021:

  • if your business has a property with a rateable value of £15,000 or less, you may be eligible for a cash grant of £2,096 for this 44-day qualifying restrictions period
  • if your business has a property with a rateable value over £15,000 and less than £51,000, you may be eligible for a cash grant of £3,143 for this 44-day qualifying restrictions period
  • if your business has a property with a rateable value of £51,000 or above, you may be eligible for a cash grant of £4,714 for this 44-day qualifying restrictions period

To apply for this scheme please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. applications close 31 May 2021.

Lockdown Business Support Grant - 5 January onwards

The Government has announced a new support scheme for Businesses required to close due to the new restrictions of the National Lockdown on 5 January 2021. View the list of types of businesses required to close.

There are two types of grant available:

1. One-off Bonus Grant – ‘Closed Business Lockdown Payment’

Businesses forced to close on 5 January may be eligible for a one-off grant dependant on the rateable value of the business property.

  • Rateable values of 15,000 and under will receive £4,000
  • Rateable values of 15,001 to 50,999 will receive £6,000
  • Rateable value of 51,000 and above will receive £9,000

2. Local Restrictions Support Grant ‘Closed’ January 5

Alongside the Closed Business Lockdown Payment, businesses required to close on 5 January may be eligible for a 42-day payment dependant on the rateable value of the business property.

  • Rateable values of 15,000 and under will receive £2,001
  • Rateable values of 15,001 to 50,999 will receive £3,000
  • Rateable value of 51,000 and above will receive £4,500

Eligible businesses will receive both payments at one time (wherever possible).

The closing date for applications is 31 March 2021

Discretionary Lockdown Support Grants

Applications for the period from 5 January closed on 31 March 2021. 

We are currently processing a very high number of grant applications. Please bear with us while we process your application. The current response time per application is 6 - 8 weeks from the date of submission. Please do not contact us for an update.  We will contact you if any further information is required. Please check your spam in case any of our emails have gone there.

We will notify eligible businesses about the further grant payment by mid-May. The amount of any further payment is dependent on how much budget is remaining after we have processed the outstanding applications and, due to the unprecedented demand, is now expected to be minimal.  Further details will be advised in due course.

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