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Additional Restrictions Grant – Restart element

14/06/2021 - Additional Restrictions Grant – Restart element

Resolved: That retrospective approval be given to the decision taken by the Chief Finance Officer in consultation with  the Executive Members for Finance & Performance and Economy & Strategic Planning on 16th April 2021 as follows:


Using the amounts allocated per 28 day period as agreed on 12th November 2020 and 18th January 2021, to provide restart grants to businesses on the basis of the Government’s Roadmap steps as follows:

·        Businesses reopening at Step 1: No further grant (reopening already provided for in grant paid from 1st March to 31st March) 

·        Businesses reopening at Step 2: One payment of 11 days at the agreed amounts plus a fixed payment of £200 (£396 to those with no premises, £724 - £1,379 for those in premises)

·        Businesses reopening at Step 3: One Payment of 46 days at the agreed amounts (£821/£2191-£4,929)

·        Businesses reopening at Step 4: One payment of 81 days at the agreed amounts (£1446/£3859-£8,679).


Reason:     To support to York businesses which are affected by the Lockdown restrictions but not eligible for Restart Grant funding


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