If you have been asked to register on this site by your Local Authority, you need to provide the full information as requested on each form. Failure to do so will lead to a delay in the approval of the request, or the request not being granted at all.
You will need to provide all information requested to enable the Council to make a decision on the request you are applying for. This information is required to approve the request (such as your bank details and proof of ID) and to protect against fraud and abuse of public funds as well as to allow the Government to monitor the requests being made.
Grants For Residents:
Test and Trace Support Payment
People who meet all the following conditions may be eligible for the payment:
- You must have been instructed to Self Isolate directy by NHS Test and Trace
- You are the parent or guardian of a child in your household who is self-isolating, and you need to take time off work to care for them
- On a low income
- On certain benefits
- Can't work from home
- Lost income due isolating
When completing this request, you will be required to provide the following documents:
- An NHS Test and Trace Reference Number.
- Bank statements from the last 3 months.
- And your most recent Payslip.
Test and Trace Discretionary Payments
People who don't meet the requirements above may still be able to receive funding from your council.
For more information regarding local residential schemes, please refer to your local authority's website.
Grants For Businesses:
Business Restart Grants
The Restart Grant scheme supports businesses in reopening safely as COVID-19 restrictions are lifted. Grants are available from 1 April 2021.
Eligible businesses in the non-essential retail sector may be entitled to a one-off cash grant of up to £6,000 from their local council.
Eligible businesses in the hospitality, accommodation, leisure, personal care and gym sectors may be entitled to a one-off cash grant of up to £18,000 from their local council.
If there are any discretionary grants for businesses being run by your council then you will be able to find them here.
For more information regarding local business schemes, please refer to your local authority's website.
Rates Discount Forms:
Expanded Retail Discount
Expanded Retail Discount is avaliable to eligible businesses occupying hereditaments in England from 1st July 2021.
Eligible businesses who were mandated to close by government 5th Jan 2021 are subject to a cash cap of £2,000,000 across the whole of england.
Eligible businesses who were not mandated to close are subject to a cash cap of £105,000 across the whole of england.
For more information regarding local rates discount schemes, please refer to your local authority's website.