Small Business – Have your applied for your Covid-19 Restart Grant?

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Alan Clerkin

Alan Clerkin

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The Government recently introduced a new €250 million Restart Grant, which provides direct grant aid to micro and small businesses to help with the costs associated with reopening and reemploying workers following COVID-19 closures.

The application form for the Restart Grant is available on your local authority website. The grant is the equivalent to the rates bill of your business in 2019, with a minimum payment of €2,000 and a maximum payment of €10,000.

The grant will be available to businesses with a turnover of less than €5 million and employing 50 people or less, which were closed or impacted by at least a 25% reduction in turnover out to June 30th, 2020. It is a contribution towards the cost of reopening or keeping a business operational and re-connecting with employees and customers.

Applications for the Restart Grant can be made online via your local authority.

See more details at: https://dbei.gov.ie/en/What-We-Do/Supports-for-SMEs/COVID-19-supports/COVID-19-Restart-Grant-Local-Authority-Websites.html