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Claim Your £25k Business Grant Today

By April 20, 2020 News

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April 20th 2020

It’s a busy day for claiming various Covid 19 relief schemes. Today is the day that along with the Job Retention Scheme claim, applications have also opened for the £25,000 grant for those businesses in the Retail, Leisure, Hospitality and Tourism sectors who trade from properties with a rateable value (NAV) between £15,000-£51,000. Please note you must have been trading on 15th March 2020 to be eligible.

In order to complete the application form you will need your ratepayer ID and bank accounts details. Once you have completed the online application form, you will then be provided with a reference number and will also be asked to send a copy of your business’ bank statement for verification purposes.

The bank statement must:

  • Cover the period including 15thMarch 2020.
  • Show the name of the account holder, the property address, the sort code and account number.
  • This will be used to validate that business transactions were occurring on 15th March 2020. You can redact any other transactions that you consider to be irrelevant.

Following the completion of your application, you should email a copy of your bank statement and your contact name, quoting your reference number. This e-mail should be sent to:

Business-support-grant-bank-validation@economy-ni.gov.uk

Your details will then be checked and verified and the grant will then be released.

A list of eligible businesses is detailed below along with a link to complete the application. Please note this grant has to be claimed by 20th May 2020 so apply as soon as possible.

Eligible businesses/properties

Businesses must operate in a premise in the retail, hospitality, tourism or leisure sectors, in one of the following:

Amusements Garden Centre Race Track
Arts Gallery Golf Driving Range Restaurant
Auction Mart Harbour Retail Warehouse
Bakery Ice Rink Riding School
Bingo Hall Laundry Shooting Range
Bowling Alley Leisure/Gym/Fitness Centre Shop
Cafe Market Showroom
Camping Site Museum Sports Club
Car Wash Office (in eligible sector) Taxi Depot
Caravan Site Outdoor Centre Theatre
Cinema Petrol Filling Station Tourism Accommodation
Entertainment Centre Play Centre Visitor Centre
Exhibition Venue Post Office
Funeral Parlour Public House

 

If you think your business should be eligible for the grant but does not appear on this list, you should contact the helpline on Tel: 0300 200 7809 or click here for more information

If you need anything assistance completing the application please contact us