New Business Support Grants Available

Published: Thursday, 1 April 2021

There are two government business support grants available on the Councils website. The Additional Restriction Grant(ARG) and the Restart Grant.

Additional Restrictions Grant (ARG)
This is a discretionary grant is available to rateable and non-ratable business financially impacted by Covid restrictions. Grants payable range between £1,667 to £3,000 depending on rateable value or turnover. Applications for this grant have reopened from 31st March 2021 and closes 30th April 2021.

Restart Grant
This grant is to support non-essential retail premises with one off grants of up to £6,000. The Restart grant also provides support for: hospitality, accommodation, leisure, personal care and gym business premises with one off grants up to £18,000. Business must have a rateable value and have been trading before the 1st April 2021. Applications for this grant started 1 April 2021 and close 30th June 2021.

You can see more information about the grants here: https://www.oadby-wigston.gov.uk/pages/coronavirus_covid_19_business_grants