Restart Grant

To support the recovery of the high street as Government trading restrictions are relaxed, the Chancellor has announced the one-off payment 'Restart Grant'. This grant replaces the Local Restrictions Support Grant (CA/C) from April 2021 onwards (for eligible businesses).

Icon for pdf We have now received guidance for this grant scheme and the Restart Grant will be made available to qualifying (rated) non-essential retail, hospitality, accommodation, leisure, personal care and gym businesses. [422.28KB] We encourage all business owners to read the guidance to confirm eligibility.

It is likely that we will make (where possible) automated payments w/c 12th April 2021 (subject to receiving the funds from Government) and an application form will be made available to those eligible businesses that have not received an automated payment w/c 19th April 2021.

The Restart Grant will support non-essential retail premises with one-off grants of up to £6,000 in Strand One of the Restart Grant. The following thresholds apply for these businesses:

  • Businesses occupying hereditaments appearing on the local rating list with a rateable value of exactly £15,000 or under on 1 April 2021 will receive a payment of £2,667.
  • Businesses occupying hereditaments appearing on the local rating list with a rateable value over £15,000 and less than £51,000 on 1 April 2021 will receive a payment of £4,000.
  • Businesses occupying hereditaments appearing on the local rating list with a rateable value of exactly £51,000 or over on 1 April 2021 will receive a payment of £6,000.

The Restart Grant will also support hospitality, accommodation, leisure, personal care and gym business premises with one-off grants of up to £18,000 in Strand Two of the Restart Grant. The following thresholds apply for these businesses:

  • Businesses occupying hereditaments appearing on the local rating list with a rateable value of exactly £15,000 or under on 1 April 2021 will receive a payment of £8,000.
  • Businesses occupying hereditaments appearing on the local rating list with a rateable value over £15,000 and less than £51,000 on 1 April 2021 will receive a payment of £12,000.
  • Businesses occupying hereditaments appearing on the local rating list with a rateable value of exactly £51,000 or over on 1 April 2021 will receive a payment of £18,000.

Updated information will be provided on this webpage.

Finally, we encourage all businesses to sign-up for our Business Newsletter - www.e-lindsey.gov.uk/ebb - to be alerted to funding opportunities in the future.