Financial support available to Forres businesses impacted by Moray staying in Level 3

Details have been published for the financial support available to Moray businesses impacted by remaining in level 3 of Covid-19 restrictions.

There are three distinct funds available for businesses to gain support through:

  • Moray Local Restrictions Grant
  • Discretionary Business Fund (Hospitality & Tourism Supply Chain)
  • Discretionary Business Fund Level 3 Restrictions NDR.

The Moray Local Restrictions Grant provides funds to eligible businesses that previously received financial support through the Strategic Framework Business Fund (SFBF) or the Small Accommodation Providers Paying Council Tax Support Fund. They will receive grants to cover up to a two-week period from 17 May 2021.

Grants are on track to be processed by Friday 21 May 2021 and businesses do not need to re-apply for this fund.

More information on this link: http://www.moray.gov.uk/moray_standard/page_136960.html

Discretionary Business Fund (Hospitality & Tourism Supply Chain) is for supply chain businesses to the Hospitality & Tourism sector, such as catering van, bus tour operator, laundry services or cleaning services.

Discretionary Business Fund Level 3 Restrictions NDR is for eligible businesses which missed out on the SFBF either through not having previously applied or started trading before 14 May 2021.

Discretionary grants will be available for sectors listed here: http://www.moray.gov.uk/downloads/file136961.pdf

Application forms and eligibility for Discretionary Funds are detailed here: http://www.moray.gov.uk/moray_standard/page_136955.html

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