Local Restrictions Support Grant

The Local Restrictions Support Grant helps businesses that have had to close due to local or national restrictions.

In Liverpool, this includes businesses that were required to:

To qualify for this grant, your business must be in Liverpool and has been:

  • open as usual before the restrictions.
  • providing services in person to customers from the premises.
  • required to close due to restrictions imposed by government.
  • paying business rates for the premises before restrictions started.

Your business will not qualify for support under this scheme if:

  • you have chosen to close but you were not required to.
  • it was in administration, insolvent or a striking off order was made at the time local restrictions started.

How much is the grant and when will it be paid?

The amount you get depends on the grant schemes that you are eligible for and the rateable value of your premises. We will assess your application and tell you what payment or payments you will receive under each scheme.

Rateable value and support amount
Rateable value of premises Grant payment (Tiers 2 and 3) 14 day period (payable every 14 days) National lockdown 5th Nov-1st Dec (one off payment) National lockdown from 5th January 2021 (6 week payment) National lockdown from 5th January 2021 (one off payment)
£15,000 or under £667 £1334 £2001 £4000
£15,001-£50,999 £1000 £2000 £3000 £6000
£51,000 or over £1500 £3000 £4500 £9000

You can find the rateable value of your premises on your latest business rates bill, or check our commercial premises register online.

Do state aid rules apply?

Any grant award for the period before 1st January 2021 counts towards state aid. The rules are fully explained in the government state aid guidance. By accepting this grant you must confirm that you are not in breach of these rules.

How to apply

If you meet the criteria for the Local Restrictions Support Grant you can apply online below.  We will review your application and let you know if you are entitled to a payment under each scheme.

If your business has previously been paid a Local Restrictions Support Grant we may be able to pay you without an application.  

Apply for the Local Restrictions Support Grant

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