Updated 19th April 2020 – 12:00
You may have seen this in the local press but the City of York Council is offering a micro business grant to businesses with 50 or fewer employees.
I have summarised the grant criteria below but additional information regarding the grant and details of how to apply for the grant cab be found at https://www.york.gov.uk/COVIDMicroGrant”
The grant fund is targeted at small, micro and one-person businesses that are not eligible for the grants and rate relief packages offered by the government. It is for businesses of 1 person to 50 people, including the self-employed and sole traders. A total of £1m is available, with the maximum grant being £1,000. The grants will be awarded on a first-come-first-served basis for eligible applicants
The Micro Grant is open to all York businesses which:
As self-employed earnings and the pay of furloughed employees are both covered by Government funds, wages cannot be claimed as part of the micro-grant scheme. All other costs are allowed.
On the application form, you will be asked for:
Please do not hesitate to contact me if you have any questions regarding the grant or if you need any assistance with the application.
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