One-off payment of £4k available for new businesses and close contact services

The Scottish Government has today published guidance and information on eligibility for the following funds:

  • Newly self-employed hardship fund (second round)
  • Mobile and close contact services fund (including driving instructors)

Both of these funds will provide those eligible with a one-off £4000 grant. Applications are not open yet but will be soon.

MSP Richard Lochhead said: “I’d encourage people to read the guidance and ensure they are ready to apply as soon as the funds open.

Guidance and eligibility for these two funds can be found at https://findbusinesssupport.gov.scot/coronavirus-advice

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