In spring 2021, the Chancellor announced the one-off Restart Grant payment to support the recovery of the high street as Government trading restrictions were relaxed. The primary principle of the Restart Grant scheme was to support businesses that offer in-person services, where the main service and activity takes place in a fixed rate-paying premises, in the non-essential retail, hospitality, accommodation, leisure, personal care or gym & sports sectors.
Applications for Restart Grants closed on 30 June 2021. We will continue to process applications already received from businesses – if we ask you for more information, it is essential that you respond to us as soon as possible. The last payments will be made on 31 July 2021.