Guide East Devon Coronavirus business update, 3 April 2020

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2. Business grant support

The Government announced two cash schemes:

  • Scheme 1: Small Business Grant Fund​
  • Scheme 2: Retail, Hospitality and Leisure Business Grant Fund​

As of midday today, we have received 1512 claims from businesses for grant funding. So far, more than £5m has been approved for payment to local businesses, through 522 successful claims. In addition, almost 1000 businesses eligible for Government’s retail, hospitality and leisure Scheme 2 grants are now being contacted by letter and email.

For more information check out the Coronavirus Business Support Grant page and frequently asked questions.