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Businesses invited to apply for additional restrictions grants

Waverley Borough Council has secured further central government funding to support Waverley-based businesses which have continued to be severely affected following the easing of national restrictions in July 2021. The value of the funding allocated to business grants is £918,000. Applications are open to all businesses, although priority will be given to those from businesses which missed out on earlier grant schemes as well as:
  • businesses which supply the retail, hospitality, and leisure sectors

  • businesses in the events sector

  • businesses involved in the travel industry

Businesses that are in administration, insolvent or where a striking-off notice has been made, are not eligible for funding under this scheme. An application process is in place, and applicants will need to demonstrate:

  • Their business is based within the Waverley area

  • From August 2021 to October 2021, their gross income or turnover has reduced by at least 50% from pre-pandemic levels, and this must be provided as evidence

  • Evidence of any property or fixed costs

  • All applicants will acknowledge that the application and award details will be shared with other government departments, including HM Revenues & Customs.

To apply go to the application form and for further information and guidance for applications go to the council's website.

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