An immediate grant of £10,000 will be provided to all small businesses who are eligible for the Small Business Rate Relief Scheme, with a rateable value up to £15,000.
If you pay business rates by Direct Debit – payment will be made directly into the bank accounts of eligible businesses. Payments to these businesses are now being processed and payments will be in businesses’ bank accounts early next week.
If you don’t pay your business rates by Direct Debit – Bank details need to be collected from eligible small businesses.
If you think you are eligible for the £10,000 Small Business Support Grant, you should use the online web portal to register for the grant and provide bank details for grant payment.
You can expect to receive the £10,000 grant payment around five working days after you have apply online.
If you are a tenant in a unit and pay rate through your rent/landlord you can also apply for the grant scheme online
You will need from your landlord, your rate payer ID and Occupancy ID from the landlords schedule on the rate bill.
If you / your landlord does not have these numbers, your landlord can contact the Grant Scheme hotline – 0300 200 7809.