Business Recovery Grants

    Stafford Borough businesses have received nearly £50 million in business grants via our Business Engagement Team since the first lockdown in March 2020. Over 10,000 individual payments have been made including £45 million of mandatory grant payments. Covid grants have now closed for applications. Here are just a few of our grant recipients stories

    Case Studies

    Our Additional Restrictions Grant scheme has delivered the following to support those businesses who were ineligible for mandatory payments

    • £4,200,000 ARG paid to businesses not eligible for mandatory grants
    • 15 policies written and approved for local discretionary payments
    • 10,000 business support email enquiries received
    • 30 Start-ups supported with one to one advice
    • 325,000 business support web page hits
    • 26,000 Hospitality update newsletters sent

    The sectors we have supported include

    • Pubs, Clubs, Bars, Restaurants, Cafes
    • Hotels, Guest Houses, Bed and Breakfasts, Camping, Lodges
    • Driving Instructors, Tradespeople, Beauticians
    • Dog Groomers, Stables, Kennels, Catteries
    • Musicians, Consultants, Taxi Drivers
    • Sports and Recreation Instructors, Market Traders
    • Tourist Attractions, Gyms, Indoor Play Centres
    • Sports Clubs, Village Halls, Marinas and Charities
    • Suppliers of Goods and Services to the Hospitality Sector

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