Restart Grants and Ongoing Additional Restrictions Grants

We are experiencing a very high volume of applications for the new grants, this is causing some people to experience problems getting through our application forms.

If you are experiencing problems getting through an application form please try the following before contacting customer services:

Try again later; this will not affect when your grant is paid but will help reduce the high volume of traffic we are experiencing and solve most issues

Try a different browser

Try a different device, particularly if you are using a mobile or tablet device to apply.

Thank you for your patience during this time.

The Local Restriction Support Grants (LRSG) closed to new applications on 31 March 2021

If you have not applied for any COVID-19 business support funding from us since the beginning of November 2020, you may still be eligible for the LRSG payments covering the period 16 February to 31 March.

Please click on the button below to contact us and find out if you qualify:

Late Application Enquiry

If your business is reopening after the lockdown, you may be eligible for a restart grant. Click here for more information.


Licence Refunds

If you paid for a Licence from the council in the last calendar year, you can now apply for a refund. Click the button below to find out more:

Claim a Refund for a Business Licence