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Is your business eligible for a COVID-19 support grant?

Published: Friday, 31st July 2020

Broadland District Council still has government grant funding available to help qualifying local businesses who have been hit by the COVID-19 pandemic.

The grants are available to businesses that have not previously received COVID related grant funding, and the Council is keen to hear from you if support would help at this critical time.  The scheme presents a number of support opportunities to help many of the businesses that are important to the local economy in Broadland.

Cabinet member Jo Copplestone said:

“This has been a really difficult time for businesses and it’s important that people get the help that they need. If you’re running a business in Broadland please go onto our website to see if you meet the criteria. Your business may be eligible for a grant.”

Some of the businesses that may receive funding are:

  • Construction and associated industries
  • Manufacturing operations
  • Businesses reliant on providing services to premises in the retail, leisure and hospitality sectors
  • Small businesses working from a shared space in business rated premises
  • Businesses classified as being in the Professional, Scientific & Technical Services” sector – e.g. law, accountancy, architecture, research, vets, photography, advertising, quantity surveying etc
  • Market traders

Applicants for the grant will need to check their eligibility against the criteria set out on the Council’s website.

Businesses will be required to provide evidence to support their application and demonstrate a reduction in income due to the impact of Coronavirus.

Find out if your business is eligible or call 01603 980441.

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