Additional Restrictions Grant Now Available

Published: Friday, 20 November 2020

Additional Restrictions Grant

The Additional Restrictions Grant was announced on 31 October 2020 to enable Local Authorities to support businesses in their areas under Local Covid Alert Level Very High (LCAL 3) or national restrictions and to provide support to businesses alongside the Local Restrictions Support Grant.

The Additional Restrictions grant is much more discretionary and due to the limited funding available Oadby & Wigston Borough Council will be looking to support businesses within those sectors most impacted by the recent Lockdown. These will be businesses within, or those who gain most of their income by supplying the following industries:

    • Retail,
    • Tourism,
    • Hospitality
    • Physical activity Leisure
    • Events/ events management
    • Food and drink related activity (manufacturing, sales, leisure experiences

The council will reserve the right to consider businesses that fall outside of these sectors in exceptional