Restart Grants to support businesses reopening

Businesses in the non-essential retail, hospitality and leisure sectors are now able to apply for the Government’s Restart Grant scheme. Eligible businesses will receive a one-off grant to support their reopening as COVID-19 restrictions are lifted.

To be eligible for this grant, you must:

  • Run a business based in Hartlepool
  • Be in the non-essential retail, hospitality, accommodation, leisure, personal care or gym and sports sectors
  • Be the ratepayer in respect of the hereditament on 1 April 2021 according to the Council’s records; and
  • Be classified as “trading” on the 1 April 2021.

For more details and to apply, click here.