Applications are now open for the Small Business Grant Scheme. Businesses which receive small business rates relief or rural rate relief including those in the retail, hospitality or leisure sectors, will receive a cash grant of £10,000 (increased from £3,000 announced in the 11 March Budget).

Whilst your local authority will get in touch directly, it is possible to begin the application process now.

The following councils are open for application:

  1. Cheshire East Council
  2. Cheshire West and Chester Council
  3. Newcastle-Under-Lyme Borough Council
  4. Staffordshire Moorlands District Council
  5. Derbyshire Council

In order to register, you will need the following information:

  1. Business name
  2. Business address
  3. Full name of the applicant
  4. Date of birth
  5. Email address
  6. Phone number
  7. Rates reference number
  8. VAT Number or Company number
  9. Name on the bank account
  10. Sort code
  11. Account number

If you have any other questions on this grant, then please do not hesitate to get in touch with a member of the Brightshire team.

Applications are now open for the Small Business Grant Scheme. ”

Lesley Garrett

More blog posts

19.02.2021

Don’t Get Frozen in Time – Your Guide to Succession Planning

Succession planning is all about clarifying the future of your farming business. Learn what you need to begin your succession plan and how we can help!
06.01.2021

Business support in Lockdown Three – Coronavirus Update

Following the government’s announcement of a full national lockdown on 4th January 2021, Rishi Sunak has announced further business support for those affected by the restrictions.
17.12.2020

Brightshire’s 2020 Summary

How is it December already? This year has absolutely flown by - Here's what we've been up to this year.