Local Authority Covid Economic Recovery (LACER) Fund

Applications for a LACER payment are now closed.

We have identified those who are eligible for the £125 and £145 payments and have written to all those entitled, providing them with the relevant details. See £3.639m Economic Boost for Highland for more details.


You will need the following to complete the LACER application:

  • Unique reference number (top right-hand corner of your letter)
  • LACER number (top right-hand corner of your letter)
  • A bank account that accepts bank payments
  • Evidence of bank details

Further help or advice

If you require help or advice regarding the LACER payments, contact us by:

Payments will be made by the end of August 2022.

The Post Office and some building societies will not accept a bank payment. If you do not have a bank account that will accept a bank payment, call us on the number above for further advice

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