Covid-19 advice for businesses

COVID-19 business grants and advice page 1

Applications for the Local Restrictions Support Grant for periods of restrictions between 05 November 2020 and 15 February 2021 closed nationally on 31 March 2021.

Applications for the Local Restrictions Support Grant for periods of restrictions between 16 February 2021 and 31 March 2021 closed nationally on 31 May 2021.

The dates that applications closed for the Local Restrictions Support Grant mandatory scheme were set by central Government and Local Authorities have no discretion to accept late applications.

Applications for the Restart Grant closed nationally on 30 June 2021.

The dates that applications closed for the Restart Grant mandatory scheme was set by central Government and Local Authorities have no discretion to accept late applications.

The application process for the Additional Restrictions Grant for the period 1 April 2021 onwards designed to provide support alongside the mandatory Restart Grants closed on 30 July 2021.

West Northamptonshire Council secured a top-up on their original Additional Restrictions Grant funding by achieving spend of original allocations by the 30th July 2021.

Further details will be published on the West Northamptonshire Additional Restrictions Grant page once available for application - https://www.westnorthants.gov.uk/business-and-licensing/additional-restrictions-grant-arg

Payments

As with other COVID-19 business grants, local grants to businesses will be treated as taxable income.