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Scottish Government Business Support Grant is now open

26th March 2020

As part of the Scottish Government’s £2.2 billion package of support for Scottish businesses affected by COVID-19, two grants are available to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs):

  • £10k grant for all businesses qualifying for Small Business Bonus Scheme, eligible for rural relief or nurseries relief, from April.
  • £25k grant for businesses in hospitality sector for Rateable Values between £18,000 and £51,000 from April.

To apply for either of these grants, please download the form scottish-government-coronavirus-business-support-fund-form (4), complete and send to:

For Midlothian based businesses 
The City of Edinburgh Council are dealing with these applications on behalf of Midlothian Council.  Midlothian based SME’s should return their completed form to nondomesticrates@edinburgh.gov.uk  

For East Lothian based businesses
Please complete all of the parts of this application that apply to you in full, and email a copy to supportgrants@eastlothian.gov.uk
Please ensure you also provide a scanned recent bank statement (see section 5 of the application form).

For more info HERE

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