COVID-19 - Grant support and rates discounts for business
Please note - following the Chancellor's announcement (Tuesday 21 December), Basildon Council have not been given any further details from Central Government on what support will be made available and how to apply. This information will be available on our website in due course.
A discretionary scheme to help businesses which have had to close, or been able to trade but have been severely affected by the COVID-19 restrictions, regardless of whether they pay business rates.
In response to the Coronavirus the Government has announced that it will increase the retail discount to 100% and extend it to include the leisure and hospitality sectors.
On 21 December 2021, the government announced a new grant scheme for hospitality and leisure businesses affected by the Omicron variant of COVID-19. Applications are now closed.