Time Running Out to Apply

The Strategic Framework Business Fund (SFBF) support provides grants of £2,000 or £3,000 (depending on rateable value) to businesses registered for Non Domestic Rates that have been required to close by law under Level 4 restrictions.  The grants are payable every four weeks in arrears while measures are in place and are backdated to 28 December 2020.  

Businesses in retail, close contact services, leisure and hospitality that are in receipt of support through SFBF are in scope for a further top-up grant.  To be eligible for this grant, you must submit your SFBF application by 22 February 2021.  

You can check your eligibility and apply for the fund by visiting the Business Resilience page or emailing businessgateway@cne-siar.gov.uk