Additional Restrictions Grant (Closed), Round 2

A range of financial measures have been introduced by Government to help businesses. The Additional Restrictions Grant (Closed) will support businesses that have had to close due to the National Lockdown but were not eligible for the Local Restrictions Support Grant.

The Additional Restrictions Grant (Closed) has been made available again to eligible non-rated businesses (that were required by law to close due to National lockdown (05/11/20 to 02/12/20) restrictions (rated businesses must apply to the LRSG:

Icon for pdf Guidance for this discretionary grant is available here [182.05KB], please ensure you read the eligibility details before making an application (we will only process eligible applications).

Businesses that have already applied to this fund (in December 2020) should not apply again.

Please be aware that this grant is only being offered during an application window from Friday 22nd January at 12:00 until Monday 1st February at 12:00. Once you have successfully completed your application, you will receive a unique 16-digit reference number and confirmation email (which should be used in any correspondence). If you do not receive this code, we have not received your application and you will need to reapply.

Following a successful application, eligible businesses will receive grant payments of £1,334 for each month (calendar month) they were required to remain closed by law during Government enforced restrictions (Icon for pdf please see Addendum document [161.4KB]). We aim to make all payments (to correctly submitted and verified applications) before 28/02/21.

Please note: this grant is only for those businesses required to close by law, not severely impacted - more information relating to the Additional Restrictions Grant Open can be found at: Please sign-up to our business newsletter to be alerted to future rounds of the ARG Open (and other funding opportunities):

Should you have any enquiries, please e-mail: - we aim to respond within five working days.