Business Support Grants

This page provides details of the current Business Support Grants that are being administered by Gedling Borough Council.

Please see details on the grants schemes below, more information is available on gov.uk guidance page.

Once we have received your application, if you are eligible, we will get your grant payment to you as quickly as we can. Take up of the grants has been significant and our teams are working as hard as they can to get payments out to you.

Live Grant Schemes

Additional Restrictions Grant 2021/22

Gedling Borough Council has been provided with a new tranche of Additional Restrictions Grant funding.

This discretionary grant funding is intended to provide support for businesses affected by reduced trading conditions experienced during the extended lockdown restrictions. Focusing on the hospitality, accommodation, personal care, leisure and non-essential retail sectors and their supply chains based on local economic needs. 

These grants must be applied for through a new application process which will provide up to date business information in order to make accurate payments.

Check if you are eligible and see more details on this scheme.

Important information

This discretionary grant scheme is a limited fund and applications will be paid in the order in which they were received. 

We are obliged to perform a series of validation checks before funding can be released, we ask that you bear with us whilst we perform these checks.

Businesses that meet the eligibility criteria for a Restart Grant are not eligible for this grant.

 

How much will you receive?

(a) Businesses required to close during lockdown

Hospitality, Leisure, Personal Care, Accommodation without a Rateable Value but with a comparable rent as a proxy for RV:

  • £5,000 if Rent up to £15,000
  • £7,500 if Rent is £15,001 to £51,000
  • £12,000 if Rent over £51,000

Non Essential Retail without a Rateable Value but with a comparable rent as a proxy for RV:

  • £2,700 if Rent up to £15,000
  • £4,000 if Rent is £15,001 to £51,000
  • £6,000 if Rent over £51,000

(b) Businesses remaining open and evidencing reduced trading during lockdown restrictions with rateable value or rent:

  • £1,800 if RV/Rent up to £15,000
  • £2,600 if RV/Rent is £15,001 to £51,000
  • £4,000 if RV/Rent over £51,000

(c) Businesses with no fixed property cost i.e. no rateable value or rent

  • £750 Eligible business which can continue to trade (including taxi drivers)
  • £1,500 Eligible businesses required to close

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Historic Grant Schemes

Restart Grant

The government has announced a new Restart Grant for businesses to support them to re-open as COVID-19 restrictions are lifted and businesses have been permitted to open.

These grant must be applied for through a new application process which will provide up to date business information in order to make accurate payments.

The closing date for applications was 30th June 2021.

How much will you receive?

Non-essential retail

  • Rateable value of £15,000 or less - £2,667.00
  • Rateable value between £15,001 and £51,000 - £4,000.00
  • Rateable value £51,000 or more - £6,000.00

Hospitality, leisure, personal care and gym sectors

  • Rateable value of £15,000 or less - £8,000.00
  • Rateable value between £15,001 and £51,000 - £12,000.00
  • Rateable value £51,000 or more - £18,000.00

To be eligible, businesses must have a business rate account and be trading on 1st April 2021. Trading can include offering click and collect services or carrying out business activity such as preparing for reopening/managing accounts.

More detail and eligibility criteria can be found in the government’s guidance on the restart grant on the GOV.UK website

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Local Restrictions Support Grant (Applies to business closed from 16th February – 31st March 2021 under national restrictions. Closing date for applications for this period is 31st May 2021)

Relates to ongoing national lockdown restrictions. Aimed at businesses which have been mandated to close.

How much will you receive?

  • Rateable value of £15,000 or less - £2,096.00
  • Rateable value between £15,001 and £51,000 - £3,143.00
  • Rateable value £51,000 or more - £4,714.00

To be eligible, businesses must have a business rate account and have been trading on 15th February 2021. Trading can include offering click and collect services or carrying out business activity such as preparing for reopening/managing accounts.

More detail and eligibility criteria can be found in the government’s guidance on the restart grant on the GOV.UK website

Additional Restrictions Grant

Applications for this discretionary grant are now paused with effect from midday on 18th February 2021.

The final payment date for applications received before the pause date will be 30th June 2021.

If you have been asked to provide information to support your application or to allow for any additional funds, you must provide this immediately.

Discretionary grants aimed at supporting businesses affected by reduced trading conditions experienced during national lockdown. Focusing on the hospitality, accommodation, beauty, leisure and non-essential retail sectors and their supply chains. 

Information about the Additional Restrictions grant can be found in the council's Local Restrictions Business Support document.

Local Restrictions Support Grant (Closed)

Applications and payments for this particular grant have now closed.

Relates to Tier 2 and Tier 3 restrictions. Discretionary grant aimed at hospitality, hotels, bed and breakfast and leisure businesses who were open during Tier 2 restrictions but whose trade suffered as a result.

How much will you receive?

  • Rateable value of £15,000 or less - £934 for each 28 day restriction period
  • Rateable value between £15,001 and £51,000 - £1,400 for each 28 day restriction period
  • Rateable £51,000 or more - £2,100 for each 28 day restriction period

Local Restrictions Support Grant (Closed)

Relates to Tier 3 restrictions. Aimed at business such as wet pubs, soft play centres, adult gaming centres etc. Business who were subject to government mandated closure during Tier 3 restrictions.

How much will you receive?

  • Rateable value of £15,000 or less - £667 for each 14 day restriction period
  • Rateable value between £15,001 and £51,000 - £1,000 for each 14 day restriction period
  • Rateable £51,000 or more - £1,500 for each 14 day restriction period

Local Restrictions Support Grant (Closed) Addendum

Relates to national lockdown. Aimed at retail, hospitality and leisure sectors forced to close due to the national lockdown enforced from 5th November 2020.

How much will you receive?

  • Rateable value of £15,000 or less - £1,334 for each 28 day restriction period
  • Rateable value between £15,001 and £51,000 - £2,000 for each 28 day restriction period
  • Rateable £51,000 or more - £3,000 for each 28 day restriction period 

Local Restrictions Support Grant (Sector)

Aimed at nightclubs, casinos and sexual entertainment venues who have been under mandated closure since March 2020.

How much will you receive?

  • Rateable value of £15,000 or less - £667 for each 14 day restriction period
  • Rateable value between £15,001 and £51,000 - £1,000 for each 14 day restriction period
  • Rateable £51,000 or more - £1,500 for each 14 day restriction period

Local Restrictions Support Grant (Tier 4 / National Lockdown) and Closed Businesses One Off Lockdown Payment

Relates to Tier 4 restrictions and national lockdown restrictions. Aimed at businesses which have been mandated to close.

How much you will receive: 

  • Rateable value of £15,000 or less:   
    • Tier 4: £238.21
    • Lockdown period: £2,001
    • One off payment of £4,000

  • Rateable value between £15,001 and £51,000:  
    • Tier 4: £357.14
    • Lockdown period: £3,000
    • One off payment of £6,000

  • Rateable value £51,000 or more:
    • Tier 4: £535.71
    • Lockdown period: £4,500
    • One off payment of £9,000

Local Restrictions Support Grant (Tier 3) and one off grant support payment for ‘wet led’ pubs

Relates to new Tier 3 restrictions, which were different to the earlier tier 3 period. Aimed at supporting open businesses in the hospitality, hotels, bed and breakfast and leisure businesses whose trade suffered and businesses mandated to close.

How much you will receive:

  • Rateable value of £15,000 or less:
    • Open:  £934 for each 28 day period 
    • Closed:  £667 for each 14 day period

  • Rateable value between £15,001 and £51,000:
    • Open:  £1,400 for each 28 day period
    • Closed:  £1,000 for each 14 day period

  • Rateable value £51,000 or more:
    • Open:  £2,100 for each 28 day period
    • Closed:  £1,500 for each 14 day period
  • Wet led pubs: one off payment of £1,000