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Additional Restrictions Grant

Eligible businesses

Check if you are eligible for the coronavirus ARG on GOV.UK

The grant is available for small to medium-sized businesses in Bracknell Forest who meet one of the criteria below:

Businesses mandated to close

Business mandated to close who:

  • do not pay business rates but can demonstrate fixed costs outside of their residential property and staffing costs (such as businesses in shared offices, Bed and Breakfasts, regular market traders)

Businesses not mandated to close

Businesses not mandated to close, who meet all of these criteria:

  • they are continuing to incur fixed costs outside of their residential property and staffing costs
  • they can demonstrate a significant financial loss as a direct result of new lockdown measures (such as businesses supplying to those mandated to close such as the hospitality, retail and leisure industries and in the personal care, hospitality and events sectors)

Businesses that are not eligible

The following types of business are not eligible:

  • businesses that can continue to trade because they can operate their services effectively remotely (such as accountants, solicitors and consultants)
  • businesses that have chosen to close but have not been mandated to do so
  • self-employed individuals who work primarily from home and do not face fixed business-related costs (for example, in addition to their residential property and staffing costs)
  • large businesses with more than 50 employees, turnover greater than £10.2 million or balance sheet assets more than £5.1 million
  • businesses that have already received maximum permitted grant payments under the de minimis and COVID-19 Temporary State Aid frameworks

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