COVID-19 - Grant support and rates discounts for business
Please note - applications for an Essex Business Adaptation Grant close on midnight Sunday 3 October 2021. Grants will be awarded to successful applicants during the week commencing 4 October.
An Essex Business Adaptation Grant will help businesses carry out adjustments to enable them to continue to operate safely.
A discretionary scheme to help businesses which have had to close, or been able to trade but have been severely affected by the COVID-19 restrictions, regardless of whether they pay business rates.
In response to the Coronavirus the Government has announced that it will increase the retail discount to 100% and extend it to include the leisure and hospitality sectors.