Lancaster City Council opens applications for their new Winter Grant Scheme

Date: 15/12/21

Lancaster City Council opens applications for their new Winter Grant Scheme

Lancaster City Council (LCC) has launched its new Winter Grant Scheme to help support businesses in the most affected sectors who continue to be severely financially impacted due to Covid restrictions.

The size of the grant available will range from £250 - £2,500 and will be determined based on the business's rateable value. If your business has no rateable value then the grant will be determined based on your fixed annual costs. Proof of all ongoing, fixed annual business costs will need to be provided and could include lease agreements, business rental agreements, business mortgages, business utilities, employer’s pension and NI contributions, etc.

Businesses in the following sectors are eligible to apply:

  • Travel / Tour Operators
  • Tourism
  • Hospitality
  • Accommodation (excluding Campsites and Self-Catering Businesses)
  • Retail
  • Arts
  • Culture & Events
  • Personal Services e.g. health & beauty
  • Kennels & Catteries
  • Supply chains to the above sectors

For full eligibility terms visit the LCC website HERE.

Applications for this grant must be received by 4 February 2022.

Please also note that LCC’s Business Protection Grant for businesses forced to close due to internal outbreaks of Covid has been extended to 4 February 2022, you can find out more HERE.

Alan Taylor FCCA

Author: Alan Taylor FCCA

A former pupil at Ripley St Thomas C of E High School in Lancaster, Alan joined Scott & Wilkinson directly from school in 1994 and qualified as an Accountant in 2001.  Alan is responsible for a variety of clients operating in...

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