10 June 2020

The Government has given local authorities funding to give to small businesses in the form of discretionary grants.

These grants are designed to help businesses which have been affected by COVID-19 but have not qualified for the other grants available. For example businesses that have shared offices so do not pay business rates, bed & breakfasts that pay council tax opposed to business rates.

We have attached a link to the Portsmouth City Council guidance for more information. If you are interested and come under a different council you should check their website:

https://www.portsmouth.gov.uk/ext/documents-external/covid-discretionary-grants-fund-guidance.pdf