The Dept. for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy has released its guidance for Local Authorities dealing with the Small Business Grant and the Retail, Hospitality and Leisure Grant Fund. Click here: 1small-business-grant-fund-and-retail-guidance for the full 7-page guidance notes.
It’s a useful read as it covers how the grants will be provided and how much will be given to businesses, who can benefit from the schemes and how the Government and Local Authorities will be managing the risk of fraudulent claims. There is also a section on Rating List changes and exceptions, post-event assurances, monitoring and reporting requirements as well as State Aid rules.