Published: 17 November 2020

The grant will not be paid automatically and so applications should be made online here: https://beta.bathnes.gov.uk/coronavirus-covid-19-latest-information-and-advice/help-businesses


To qualify for this grant, businesses must be in Bath & North East Somerset and have:


  • been open as usual before the restrictions
  • fewer than 49 employees

One of the following must also apply:


  • You are not a business rate payer of the premises you trade from, or occupy, and are required to close (this includes businesses registered for Council Tax)
  • Your business is not required to close, but has closed due to a significant impact on trading
  • Your business is continuing to operate, but with significantly reduced demand due to social distancing rules

Business sectors this grant applies to:


You can apply for this grant if you're business is in any of the following business sectors:


  • Accommodation
  • Car Repair and MOT services
  • Childcare provision
  • Community centres and halls
  • Education and training
  • Entertainment venues
  • Essential retail
  • Financial Services
  • Hospitality venues
  • Leisure and sports facilities
  • Medical and dental services
  • Non-essential retail
  • Personal care facilities
  • Storage and distribution facilities
  • Taxi and vehicle Hire businesses


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. 


If you require any further information, assistance or support from us please do not hesitate to contact me or the team at info@investinbath.co.uk


Kind regards

Shannon D’Arcy


Business Engagement Officer

Business & Skills

Bath & North East Somerset Council


Tel: 01225 47 7761