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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Strategic Framework Business Fund

Published: 31 Dec 2020
Last updated: 26 Mar 2021 - see all updates

Grants that were available for businesses required to close by law as a result of COVID-19 restrictions including eligibility and the application process.

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Strategic Framework Business Fund
Overview

Overview

The Strategic Framework Business Fund provided grants to businesses required to close by law or to significantly change its operations due to COVID-19 restrictions from 2 November 2020

The Strategic Framework Business Fund closed to new applications on 22 March. This follows the First Minister’s Statement on 16 March which provided clarity on the easing of restriction and the re-opening of the hospitality, retail and leisure sectors.

Businesses in receipt of financial support received their final four weekly payment through this Fund on 22 March. As with previous months, this consisted of:

  • £2,000 for businesses with a Rateable Value up to £51,000
  • £3,000 for businesses with a Rateable Value £51,001 or above
     

First published: 31 Dec 2020 Last updated: 26 Mar 2021 -