Support for business

Hospitality Support Top-Up Grant Scheme

The Hospitality Business Support Top-Up Grant Scheme will provide a one-off payment for businesses in the hospitality sector who have lost bookings during December 2021 and January 2022. Business will receive either a grant of £4,500 or £6,800 depending on their rateable value.

To be eligible the hospitality business must be registered as one of the following: public houses; restaurants; cafes; other licensed premises classed as hospitality; nightclubs, and hotels with bars and restaurants.

If you are an eligible hospitality business and previously secured support through the Strategic Framework Business Fund (SFBF) you will be contacted directly by the Council. You will be asked to consider the final criteria set by the Scottish Government, and if you consider your business fits the criteria set, to apply via the online form we will send you.

If you are a new eligible hospitality business we ask that you keep a close eye on the Scottish Government’s Find Business Support website as it will give details on how you will be able to apply for this Top-Up Grant Scheme.

For full up-to-date eligibility and details of the grant scheme businesses are advised to go to the Scottish Government’s Find Business Support website.

This grant scheme will close at 5pm on 31 January 2022.

 

January Business Support Top Up - Hospitality and Leisure

The January Business Support Top Up - Hospitality and Leisure will provide a one-off payment to support businesses in Scotland that were affected by the requirements for physical distancing and capacity limits that came into force from 27 December 2021 due to COVID-19.

Eligible businesses that previously received support through the Strategic Framework Business Fund will be contacted directly by the Council. If the Council does not contact you and you believe you are eligible, you should apply via the Scottish Government.

The one-off payment for hospitality businesses is at a rate of:

  • £1,400 for premises which have a rateable value of up to and including £51,000
  • £2,100 for premises which have a rateable value of £51,001 or more

The one-off payment for leisure businesses is at a rate of:

  • £2,050 for premises which have a rateable value of up to and including £51,000
  • £3,150 for premises which have a rateable value of £51,001 or more

Individual ratepayers with more than one business may receive an award for each registered business entity.

If you are a business in any of the eligible sectors but did not previously receive funding, or are a new business registered after 3 November 2020, you will need to apply via the Scottish Government.

For full up-to-date eligibility and details of the grant scheme businesses are advised to go to the Scottish Government’s Find Business Support website 

This grant scheme will close at 5pm on 31 January 2022.

 

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