Businesses with a liability for Business Rates and which were required to close by law as a result of the Tier system of lockdown restrictions between 2 December and 4 January can apply for Local Restrictions Support Grants (closed).
Tier 2 grants
Grants of up to £1,500 per 14 day qualifying period are available for eligible pubs and bars which were forced to close under the Tier 2 restrictions which were in place across Northamptonshire from 2 December 2020 to Christmas Day.
Tier 3/4 grants
Businesses which were required to close under Tier 3 restrictions from 26 December, or under Tier 4 from 31 December to 4 January, can also submit applications.
Businesses affected by the Tier 3 restrictions included pubs, bar, restaurants, cafes and indoor entertainment venues and attractions such as indoor play areas.
The same businesses listed above were also required to close in Tier 4 with the addition of non-essential retail, gyms, hair and beauty and indoor sports and leisure facilities.
How to apply
You can speed up the process of applying for these grants by selecting the ‘Prefill your application’ option when using the Grant Approval Portal.