Rates relief and grants

* update – 15th April  *  Many occupiers are now getting their grants paid into the bank. Please remember that this is a taxable income, so please keep copies of any paperwork!

Businesses with a rateable value of less than £15,000 and who are already in receipt of Small Business Rate Relief, Rural Rate Relief or tapered relief will also be eligible for a £10,000 Small Business Grant. These will be distrubted by the local government.

For guidance in relation to the grant, visit: Coronavirus (COVID-19): guidance on business support grant funding (external link)

Kirklees – apply online (External link)

Calderdale – apply online (external link)

Bradford – further information (external link)

Bradford – download PDF form (external link)

Leeds – apply online (external link)

If your local council is not listed, a quick Google search should help. If you want us to check the validilty of anything please email us.



Last updated 1pm 15 April 2020

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The above is our understanding of this policy and how this will work based on the information published so far. It should not be relied on for advice at this stage but is intended to give an indication of how the scheme will work.