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.

Covid-19 Business Recovery & Revitalisation Grant Scheme opens for applications Thursday 17 September 2020. The funding awarded by DfC and Daera will support the economic recovery & the revitalisation of local businesses. The Scheme is a discretionary grant of up to 100% of eligible costs (minimum £500 up to maximum of £2,500 grant per property). Collaborative projects can also apply.

There is one rolling application process until all funds are allocated. Grants will be issued on first come, first served basis.  For more information, please visit: