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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Business Contingency Fund

Published: 27 Oct 2020
Last updated: 11 Jun 2021 - see all updates

Information on the Contingency Fund for supporting nightclubs and soft play businesses required to close.

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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Business Contingency Fund
Overview
Any outstanding documentation for the COVID-19 Restrictions Fund - Contingency Fund had to be with your local authority by Sunday 13 December or else your application was rejected. Any appeals to decisions, including any relevant documentation, should have been submitted by close on Sunday 10 January 2021 to your local authority. 

We have now earmarked more than £40 million to support employees and businesses currently impacted by national and local Covid restrictions, consistent with our established commitment to sustainable and inclusive growth and the Coronavirus (COVID-19): fair work statement.

At the time the contingency fund was launched, we had earmarked more than £40 million to support employees and businesses impacted by national and local Covid restrictions, consistent with our established commitment to sustainable and inclusive growth and the Coronavirus (COVID-19): fair work statement.

And we worked with business and sector representative organisations to provide additional support flexibly through this £11 million contingency fund for businesses that required support but were not yet eligible for other funding.


First published: 27 Oct 2020 Last updated: 11 Jun 2021 -