We have opened a new application window for the Additional Restrictions Grant.
The Additional Restrictions Grant is for local businesses that are not eligible to receive support through the LRSG Closed Addendum, Closed, Open and Sector funds but that have either been required to close by law or have been severely impacted by the range of restrictions imposed by government since 5 November 2020.
This funding window is to cover:
There will be further application windows for subsequent restriction periods including the national lockdown that started on 5 January 2021.
Who is this grant for?
This grant is available for businesses that are not business ratepayers and have been either required to close by law or have been severely impacted. For example:
It is also available for businesses that are business ratepayers and while not required to close by law these businesses may have been severely impacted. For example:
Only one application will be accepted per business for each restriction period.
Businesses that are eligible to receive a grant from Local Restriction Support Grant (Closed) scheme or from Local Restriction Support Grant (Open) scheme will not normally be eligible.
The scheme is designed to help support businesses with their unavoidable fixed costs. This scheme is not designed to be a substitute for wages as support for wage costs can be gained through the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) and the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS).
What you will get
If your business is eligible the value of the grant you will receive will recompense towards the monthly cost of evidenced eligible fixed costs up to a maximum grant of £3,000 per 28 day restriction period (this will be a pro rata amount for restriction periods of a different length than 28 days).
Grants will be awarded according to a scale which relates to the extent of the businesses reduction in income for this period.
In addition to the business having either been forced to close by law or severely impacted for the restriction period to be eligible the business will need to incur fixed costs that include at least one of the following;
Other costs will not be deemed as eligible.
Full guidance on the fund is available on the application page.