Local Restrictions Support Grant (Closed) *

*note the terminology “closed” refers to the government’s name for the scheme and is not a reference to unavailability of the scheme.

Businesses subject to national restrictions from 5 November 2020 to 2 December 2020 and from 5 January 2021 onwards may be entitled to financial support through the Local Restrictions Support Grant (Closed) scheme.

Eligibility

Grants under this scheme are available to businesses that:

  • Are based in Scarborough borough
  • Are rated and assessed for Non-Domestic Rates (business rates) purposes – you will need your business rates account reference to apply
  • Were operating prior to national restrictions being imposed
  • Have been ordered to stop operating by the Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (England) Regulations 2020 or are operating in a substantively reduced way due to restrictions (such as restaurants or pubs running take-away services or shops running click & collect)
  • You intend to resume business operations once restrictions are relaxed from the property you received the grant for

This grant cannot be awarded where:

  • The business is not rated for Non-Domestic Rates (business rates) purposes
  • The business has not been ordered to stop operations during national restrictions
  • The business was not operating prior to national restrictions being imposed

For a full list of businesses subject to restrictions or closure, or permitted to remain open, please refer to Schedule 2 of The Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (England) Regulations 2020.

Amount of funding available to businesses

5 November 2020 to 2 December 2020

The amount depends on the rateable value of the qualifying premises. Payments will cover the above four week period under The Local Restrictions Support Grant (Closed) Scheme.

Rateable value of premises LRSG (Closed)(4 weeks)
£15,000 or under  £1,334
£15,001 to £50,999  £2,000
£51,000 or above 

£3,000

This scheme is now closed for applications.

5 January 2021 to 15 February 2021

To qualify for this period and any subsequent periods, you must be the liable party for business rates on an occupied basis on or before 4 January 2021. For this period, a one-off top-up payment referred to as the Closed Business Lockdown Payment (CBLP) will also be made.

Payment to all existing recipients for this period was made on mass on 21 January 2021.

Rateable value of premises  LRSG (Closed)(6 weeks) CBLP (one-off)  Total
£15,000 or under £2,001  £4,000 £6,001
£15,001 to £50,999 £3,000 £6,000   £9,000
£51,000 or above  £4,500 £9,000  £13,500

This scheme is now closed for applications.

16 February 2021 to 31 March 2021

Payment to all existing recipients for this period was made on mass on 4 March 2021.

Rateable value of premises  LRSG (Closed)(44 days)
£15,000 or under £2,096
£15,001 to £50,999 £3,143
£51,000 or above  £4,714

This period is the final amount applicable under The Local Restrictions Support Grant (Closed) Scheme.

Changes in circumstances

It is imperative that if your circumstances change at any point as outlined in the bullet points detailed in the eligibility criteria above, that you must notify us immediately. If you do not notify us of a change and you are paid a grant amount that you are not entitled to, then you will be required to repay any incorrectly paid amounts back.

You can also view the full policy here.

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