Important Coronavirus Support
Payments to support businesses during the second national lockdown from 5 November 2020.
The application process is now open for those businesses that are required to close by law during the period 5 November 2020 and 2 December 2020 These businesses include non-essential retail, leisure , personal , sports facilities and hospitality businesses.
Payments will be based on the rateable value of the premises on the qualifying date of restrictions and be as follows:
- Businesses with a rateable value of £15,000 or under will receive a payment of £1,334 per 28- day qualifying restriction period.
- Businesses with a rateable value of over £15,000 and under £51,000 will receive a payment of £2,000 per 28- day qualifying restriction period.
- Business with a rateable value of £51,000 or over will receive £3,000.
These amounts are set by the Government. Details of how to apply can be found here .https://www.hillingdon.gov.uk/support-for-businesses
Local Restrictions Support grant (Open) ( Tier 2)The Government has also asked the council to create a scheme to pay Tier 2 grants for businesses in the hospitality,* accommodation and leisure sectors who have been impacted by the "no mixing" between household rule in the Tier 2 restrictions introduced in Hillingdon from the 17 October 2020.(* NB .hospitality venues such as pubs , restaurants and cafes.)The guideline payments for these businesses is:
Businesses with a rateable value of £15,000 or under will receive £467 per 14- day qualifying restriction period.
Businesses with a rateable value of over £15,000 and under £51,000 will receive a payment of £700 per 14- day qualifying restriction period.
Business with a rateable value of £51,000 or over will receive £2,100.per 14- day qualifying restriction period.
Payments will be pro rata for the period 17 October 2020 to 4 November 2020 and a 14 day payment for 2 Dec 2020 to 15 December 2020
The scheme is now live on the council's website
Please note this is an automated response to emails sent to Business Rates.
Please note that you can now obtain information regarding your business rates account via our online service. You can sign into your business rates account to:
- view your up to date account information
- check your balance, payments and bills
- switch to paperless billing
- update your contact details
Please see link below
and follow the login instructions
The Council's website provides general information and forms in respect Business Rates and how to apply for reliefs and exemptions.