Business Grants your questions answered

Updated FAQs correct as of 1 July 2021.

Business grants to support businesses through coronavirus restrictions have now closed as restrictions ease.

How much money has been paid in grants so far?

Since the beginning of the pandemic, we’ve paid over £172 million (correct as at 30 June 2021) in total to businesses that have claimed the various business grants available to date. 

Restart grants

Applications for Restart Business Support Grant to help businesses as they start to reopen following coronavirus restrictions are now closed. We’ll make final grant payments by 31 July.

Other support available for businesses

You may be eligible for other support from the government, such as tax relief and loans. Use the gov.uk support finder to see what’s available for you and your business.

We also continue to offer help to access the support you need to start or grow your business in Kirklees. For details of existing ways in which we can help please visit our website.

Why do I have different payments in my bank account?

Each grant a business may be entitled to may be paid separately, or grouped together depending on when we assess each grant. For each grant awarded you should receive an email to confirm what the payment relates to.

The table below shows payments for each grant for the time periods they were available. This is broken down by payment frequency cycles. You may find this useful to help you work out what you’ve received payments for if you’re still unsure.

Local Restrictions Support Grant Allowances (LRSG)
 

Scheme

 

Period

Rateable Value
£15,000 and under £15,001 to £50,999 £51,000 and over
Restart Grant

One-off payment

Hospitality, accommodation, leisure, personal care and gym sectors

 

 

From 1 Apr 21

 

 

£8,000

 

 

£12,000

 

 

£18,000

Restart Grant

One-off payment

Non-essential retail sector

 

From 1 Apr 21

 

£2,667

 

£4,000

 

£6,000

National Lockdown LRSG

(Closed addendum)

For businesses legally forced to close during lockdown

 

44 days

16 Feb to 31 Mar 21

 

£2,096

 

£3,143

 

£4,714

National Lockdown One-off top up grant 42 days

5 Jan to 15 Feb 21

£4,000 £6,000 £9,000
National Lockdown LRSG

(Closed addendum)

For businesses legally forced to close during lockdown

42 days

5 Jan to 15 Feb 21

£2,001 £3,000 £4,500
28 days

5 Nov to 2 Dec 20

£1,334 £2,000 £3,000
LRSG (Closed)

For businesses legally forced to close due to Tier 3 restrictions

 

6 days

30 Dec 20 to 4 Jan 21

£285.86 £428.58 £642.86
14 days

16 Dec to 29 Dec 20

£667 £1,000 £1,500
14 days

2 Dec to 15 Dec 20

£667 £1,000 £1,500
LRSG (Sector)

For businesses in certain sectors required to close

 

4 days

1 Nov to 4 Nov 20

 

£190.57

 

£285.71

 

£428.57

 

 

 

 

LRSG (Open)

For businesses able to remain open but severely impacted by Tier 2 or Tier 3 restrictions

 

6 days

30 Dec 20 to 4 Jan 21

£200.14 £300 £450
28 days

2 Dec to 29 Dec 20

£934 £1,400 £2,100
8 days

28 Oct to 4 Nov 20

£266.86 £400 £600
28 days

30 Sept to 27 Oct 20

£934 £1,400 £2,100
28 days

2 Sept to 29 Sept 20

£934 £1,400 £2,100
28 days

5 Aug to 1 Sept 20

£934 £1,400 £2,100