5th May 2020
📌 COVID-19 Small Business Grant – open to multiple premises
The COVID-19 Small Business Grant, administered by Highland Council, is now open for applications from businesses with multiple properties. In addition to either £10,000 or £25,000 for the first property, businesses will also be able to apply for additional grants at 75% of the initial sum for additional eligible properties.

Additional guidance on eligibility and an updated application process allowing applications for multiple properties are now available on the Highland Council website.

📌 Self-Employment Income Support Scheme – new guidance and eligibility checker

HMRC have now made additional guidance and information available on the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme. The online claim service will now be open from 13 May 2020, and if you are eligible HMRC will advise you of the date you can make your claim from.

An online tool to check your eligibility has also been made available.

📌 Pivotal Enterprise Resilience Fund – pause for initial assessment

Due to an exceptionally high volume of applications, from 5pm today, 5 May the Pivotal Enterprise Resilience Fund will pause to allow detailed assessment of initial applications. The fund is expected to reopen to applications next week.

For details on all support available see the Covid-19 Support Updates page.

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