New restart grants
From April 2021, a new ‘restart grant’ will be available for businesses in England to help reopen the high street after lockdown These restart grants offer one-off cash grants of up to £18,000 to businesses, including:
Non-essential retail businesses can get up to £6,000 through the scheme as the roadmap plans for shops to reopen sooner than other businesses.
How do I apply for this support?
You’ll need to speak to your local authority about this grant.
Your business may be eligible if it:
- is based in England
- pays business rates on the property
- was forced to close because of national lockdown from January 2021 or between 5 November and 2 December 2020
- has been unable to provide usual in-person customer service