Business Support Grants

Published: 30 April 2020

‘Any business currently in receipt of Small Business Rate Relief or Rural Rate relief may be eligible for a £10,000 cash grant from the Government Any retail, hospitality or leisure business with a rateable value above £15,000 and below £51,000 may be eligible for a £25,000 cash grant.

Figures today (29 April) show that 1950 grants for coronavirus small business and retail grants have been paid in B&NES but many businesses have yet to apply. These are grants, not loans and don't have to be paid back. Businesses can check eligibility and register online.

If you require any further information, assistance or support from us please do not hesitate to contact us at

The website and @investinbath Twitter feed continue to be kept up to date with the latest information on support for business for people to access.

The Council’s Invest in Bath service is co-ordinating support services to local businesses in light of the COVID19 public health situation. Invest in Bath will be sharing further information about targeted business support and financial assistance that is available as and when further schemes are announced. If you do have specific concerns, questions or needs at this time please email Invest in Bath at and the team will respond directly.

Read the full business grants press release