COVID-19: There have been some changes to Council services. For up to date information on Council services and community & business support available during this time, please follow this link: COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Information, Advice & Council services

Grants & financial support for businesses (Covid-19)

Registration is now open for businesses to apply for the £25,000 Business Grant Scheme for the retail, hospitality, tourism and leisure sectors.

Covid Small Business Support £10k Grant Helpline now open to assist with the registration of the £10,000 Small Business Grant Scheme.  Tel: 0300 200 7809.

Self-Employment Income Support Scheme which allows self-employed individuals or members of partnerships to claim a taxable grant worth 80% of trading profits up to a maximum of £2,500 per month for the next 3 months.

Claim for wage costs through the CoronavirusJob Retention Scheme. 

Information regarding statutory sick pay, furlough, and claiming benefits because of the impact of coronavirus is available to download.