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Register now for COVID-19 small business grant funding

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Businesses in Northumberland can register now for small business grant funding to help mitigate the impacts of coronavirus (COVID-19).

Small businesses who already receive small business rate relief and rural rate relief can apply for a £10,000 grant, and retail, hospitality, leisure businesses operating from premises with a rateable value between £15,000 and £51,000 can apply for a £25,000 grant.

A registration form is available now on Northumberland County Council’s website at - the Council will be paying out these grants as soon as possible once details are verified.

Peter Jackson, Leader of Northumberland County Council said: “We are very delighted that the details and guidance are now confirmed on these grants, and that we can start paying them to the businesses that are eligible.

“Our staff have been working at pace to ensure the emergency grants are paid directly to business bank accounts, and also that rates relief is applied where applicable.

“We hope that this goes some way to support our businesses in Northumberland at this extremely difficult time.

“We are working on other initiatives to support companies and employers in Northumberland through our Northumberland Business Hub - giving advice and guidance but also gathering information from business owners, so that we can target support where it is needed most.”

Larger businesses, with a turnover of up to £41m are able to apply for a Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme, which is being delivered by the British Business Bank.

The Northumberland Business Hub is a specialist team put together to support businesses and employers both during and following the current coronavirus outbreak.
The team is working to help people to access available support, providing advice and guidance, and finding out what the key issues are for the business community in the county.

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