Hartlepool businesses are encouraged to apply for additional restriction grants which have recently been announced by Hartlepool Borough Council and provided by the Government.
The additional restriction grants will be one-off fixed funding to support businesses affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. Please see below the types of funding available: (For full details of the announcement and application form please click here)
- Strand 1 – Support for non-rateable in person businesses: This element covers those businesses operating in person services and have been required to close or substantially close under national restrictions, but who have not been supported through the closed grant for ratepayers. Payment will be £934 per 28 day period.
- Strand 2 – Support for businesses who supply retail, hospitality, accommodation and leisure: This element covers businesses that are components within the supply chain for the retail, hospitality, accommodation and leisure sectors. Payment varies from £934 up to £2,100 per 28 day period depending on the rateable value.
- Strand 3 – Support for larger supply chain businesses: This element supports larger supply chain businesses in order to retain jobs within the town. Businesses eligible under this strand should ordinarily employ more than 100 employees.