Coronavirus Information

Grants for Closed Businesses (5 Nov - 2 Dec) which pay NNDR

Grants for Closed Businesses to support businesses, which pay NNDR.

The government has announced that business premises forced to close (such as non-essential retail, leisure, personal care, sports facilities and hospitality businesses) due to local or national restrictions are to receive grants worth up to £3,000 a month under the local restrictions support grant (closed).

They are:

  • Businesses occupying premises appearing on the local rating list with a rateable value of exactly £15,000 or under on the date of the commencement of the widespread national restrictions will receive a payment of £1,334 per 28-day qualifying restriction period
  • Businesses occupying premises appearing on the local rating list with a rateable value over £15,000 and less than £51,000 on the date of the commencement of the widespread national restrictions will receive a payment of £2,000 per 28-day qualifying restriction period
  • Businesses occupying premises appearing on the local rating list with a rateable value of exactly £51,000 or above on the commencement date of the widespread national restrictions, will receive £3,000 per 28-day qualifying restriction period

You can look up the rateable value of your business (GOV.UK)

Please note: This grant is for businesses who pay business rates only (or receive business rate relief). 

 

How do I claim this grant?

The application process for the local restriction support grant (for businesses told to temporarily close) is now open. Harborough District Council will distribute this grant.

All applications must be made online please, at grantapproval.co.uk

Choose the option 'Grants for Businesses'

As you will be required to upload evidence, we will not be able to consider other forms of applications.

Prior to starting your application, you may find it easier if you have your business rates property reference number available and the following electronic documents to hand:

For an incorporated company (all evidence must be in the company name):

Financial evidence

  • Extract of company accounts ( only if the company has been trading for less than 12 months or accounts not submitted within the last  12 months  to Companies House )
  • Business bank statement 

Business trading evidence (chose one of these)

  • Delivery note
  • Expenses/sales receipt
  • Purchase order 

Business utility bills (chose two from the following list)

  • Electric bill
  • Gas bill
  • Landline phone
  • Water bill

For a non-incorporated company:

Financial evidence

  • Business bank statement
  • Extract of trading accounts (Profit and Loss)

Business trading evidence (chose one of the following that is in the business name)

  • Delivery note 
  • Expenses/sales receipt
  • Purchase order

Identity (one of the following required)

  • Drivers licence
  • Passport 

Business utility bills (Chose two from the following list that are in the business name )

  • Electricity bill
  • Gas bill
  • Landline phone
  • Water bill

If you receive an error message whilst completing your application, which you believe to be incorrect, please email Covid-19grants@hinckley-bosworth.gov.uk including the error code and local authority name (Harborough District Council) in the subject heading.

FAQs: grant for businesses required to temporarily close