Friday May 1
East Devon updates
Business Grants Support
Government issued guidance (1 May) explaining that businesses which make an overall profit once grant income is included will be subject to tax.
More information can be found on the Business Grants Support page.
Thursday April 30
Financial Hardship Fund Update
Devon County Council have made available £1 million of funding for Devon Local Authorities to help those who are affected by Coronavirus and who may not be able to access funding or support from elsewhere.
The aim of the funding is to address the economic vulnerability and financial hardship being felt and to help rebuild the financial resilience of those affected.
East Devon has been allocated £181,487 of this funding that will be administered by staff working in Revenues and Benefits, in a way that will compliment and work alongside other sources of funding and support already available.
More information on this and how to apply can be found on our Financial Hardship Fund information page.
Wednesday April 29
Coronavirus testing for essential workers
If you're an essential worker and/or over 65, tests are now available for you and members of your household who have coronavirus (COVID-19) symptoms.
The Government has published guidance on how to get this.
Tuesday April 28
Business Grant Refusal
Any registered rate payer who has received notification of grant eligibility but who wishes to formally decline the grant can do so by completing the online form.