Restart & Recovery: Local Business Support

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Here you will find all of the local support that will help your recovery and restart.

All of the below support can accessed through your respective district councils. Please follow the links below to find out more.

Cash Grant for Retail, Hospitality and Leisure

If your business is in the retail, hospitality or leisure sector, you can receive a cash grant of up to £25,000 per property to support your business.

Small Business Rates Relief (SBRR)

Small businesses with a rateable value of under £15,000 and in receipt of small business rate relief or rural rate relief can receive a cash Small business grant funding of £10,000.

Small Business Discretionary Grants

The Government has made additional money available for a discretionary grants scheme to support small businesses affected by COVID-19.

Here2Help Business


Worcestershire County Council has launched a new £3m programme to assist local businesses to recover, adapt, develop and support future resilience as lockdown measures reduce.



Open 4 Business Funding Finder

With the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, businesses are increasingly needing funding to support their business. To support with current pressures and the need to find precise and relevant funding information, our partners Worcestershire County Council are providing access to the Open 4 Business portal until 31 October 2020.

Further Funding & Support

To view the support provided by central government, please follow the link below.


District Councils will provide support in relation to certain elements of the business support, especially around business rates and business rates grants. Click on the link to your relevant district council pages below.



To support the restart & recovery of businesses in Worcestershire, we have compiled a list of webinars in the area to support your business. 


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