COVID-19 Economic Resilience Fund (ERF) Business Support – December 2021 - February 2022
The Welsh Government ERF administered applications for businesses with a turnover of more than £85,000 is now open and will close on 1st February 2022.
Non Domestic Rates Grant 2022
Following the announcement from Welsh Government Local Authorities are delivering a Non-Domestic Rates linked grant fund to non-essential retail, hospitality, leisure and tourism for businesses that are liable for their business rates. All eligible businesses will need to submit an application form to be considered. The application form and guidance are on their website - Non-Domestic Rates (NDR) Linked Support for Businesses - applications will close on 14 February 2022 at 5.00pm.
Emergency Business Fund Discretionary Grant - with a turnover of less than £85,000
The Welsh Government support grant scheme is for businesses in the leisure, tourism retail and hospitality sectors and freelancers working in these sectors who do not pay business rates and are not eligible for the Economic Resilience Fund, with their immediate cash flow and to help them survive the economic consequences of additional restrictions introduced on 26th December 2021 necessary to control the spread of Covid-19.
The Vale of Glamorgan application process is now open and will close on 14th February at 5.00pm.
PLEASE NOTE: As a result of the new emergency support packages, the Welsh Government is withdrawing its £35m Business Development Fund, announced in November, in order to process emergency payments as soon as possible.