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Business Rates Government Grants

Government grants to help small businesses meet ongoing costs as part of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. There are no conditions attached to receiving this money.

We are contacting those small businesses which we believe are eligible for grants from the government’s assistance package. Please do not call our customer services number on this matter.

Ratepayers receiving Small Business Relief (SBR) or Rural Relief will receive a £10,000 grant;

Ratepayers in one of the extended retail, hospitality, leisure, assembly, or child care categories will receive a £10,000 grant where the rateable value is £15,000 or below, or a grant of £25,000 where the rateable value is over £15,000 and less than £51,000.

If you believe you are eligible for a grant, please send us your business and payment details using our Business Rates - Government Grants online form:

Before you start:

You will need:

  • Your business rates reference (begins 5000---)
  • Name of ratepayer (as shown on the rates bill)
  • Bank account number
  • Sort code
  • Name on bank account


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