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Luton Borough Council

Covid-19 business support

Financial support and advice

Grants and loans, support schemes, business rates relief, advice for self employed and more.

Omicron Hospitality and Leisure Grant

A one-off grant of up to £6,000 to support hospitality, leisure and accommodation businesses.

Closing date: Applications are now closed.

Additional Restrictions Grant

Fifth round for businesses with less than 250 employees, unable to apply for the Omicron Hospitality and Leisure grant.

Applications are now closed.

ARG business support programme

Some of our ARG funding will be used to deliver a range of support activities to Luton businesses.

Closing date: Applications are now closed.

Expanded retail discount and the cash cap

Information on the business rate relief announced by the Chancellor on 3 March 2021.

Guidance on health and safety

Safety in the workplace, risk assessments, cleaning and more.

Guidance for food businesses

Closure of non-essential premises and guidance on standards.

Covid-19 Additional Relief Fund (CARF)

This funding gives direct support to business ratepayers who have been adversely affected by the pandemic and were not previously eligible for the extended retail discount, nursery discount or the Airport and Ground Operations Support Scheme (AGOSS)

Additional guidance from GOV.UK

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