Help for businesses in Hinckley & Nuneaton
Thousands of businesses across Hinckley & Nuneaton could be eligible for government support to help them through the coronavirus pandemic.
Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council and Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council will co-ordinate some of the support in our area.
If your business needs help visit www.charnwood.gov.uk/coronavirusbusinesssupport
Hinckley and Bosworth Borough Council suggest if you need a business rates holiday you should register for e-billing to get this information to us: visit my business rates
For general enquires about business rates in relation to government announcements for grants and reliefs please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
For businesses in Nuneaton and Bedworth: email@example.com
All local councils will be administering applications for and payments of support grants in accordance with government guidance and regulations.
Businesses in the retail, hospitality and leisure sectors will be eligible for a grant of £10,000 where their Rateable Value is up to £15,000.
Businesses in the retail, hospitality and leisure sectors will be eligible for a grant of £25,000 where their Rateable Value is between £15,001 and £51,000.
For businesses in all sectors, if you already receive Small Business Rate Relief or Rural Rate Relief you will be eligible for a one-off grant of £10,000.
Hinckley and Bosworth Borough Council will be contacting businesses automatically.
A full range of business support measures have been made available to UK businesses and employees.
The government is also providing the following additional help:
- deferral of Self Assessment income tax payments due in July 2020 and VAT payments due from 20 March 2020 until 30 June 2020
- grants for businesses that pay little or no business rates
- increased amounts of Universal Credit
- Business Interruption Loan Scheme
If you’re a director of your own company and paid through PAYE you may be able to get support using the Job Retention Scheme.
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