Mendip District Council has issued in excess of £14 million in grants to more than 1,000 organisations affected by the coronavirus crisis – offering a lifeline to Mendip businesses and the local economy.
Some 3,500 companies across the district will be assisted through the government’s measures (additional reliefs and/or grants), and small businesses are being encouraged to apply online to access the help.
Application forms are easy to navigate and can be found on Mendip District Council’s website www.mendip.gov.uk/businessrates
Businesses in the retail, hospitality, and leisure sectors with a rateable value of under £15,000 will receive a grant of £10,000 per property.
Businesses with a rateable value of between £15,001 and £51,000 will receive a grant of £25,000 per property.
Application forms can be submitted online at www.mendip.gov.uk/businessrates