COVID Business Support Grants: Additional Restrictions Grant (ARG)

To help local businesses recover from the pandemic.

  1. Applicant Details
  2. Business Details
  3. Business Category
  4. Employee Numbers and Grant Requested
  5. Ongoing Fixed Costs
  6. Bank Details
  7. Business Grant Subsidy Allowance
  8. Declaration

Applicant Details

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Business Name (trading name) null
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Do you have your own Business Rates Assessment?
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If Yes, include your 10-digit Business Rate Reference number
Company Number (must provide if Ltd)
Charity Number (must provide if a charity)
VAT number or National Insurance number (must provide if not a Ltd company or charity)
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To be eligible to receive this grant your business must be trading. For the purposes of this grant scheme, a business is considered to be trading if it is engaged in business activity.

This should be interpreted as carrying on a trade or profession or buying and selling goods or services in order to generate turnover. Fully constituted businesses in liquidation, dissolved, struck off or subject to a striking-off notice are not eligible under these conditions.

To be eligible to receive this grant your business must be trading. For the purposes of this grant scheme, a business is considered to be trading if it is engaged in business activity.

This should be interpreted as carrying on a trade or profession or buying and selling goods or services in order to generate turnover. Fully constituted businesses in liquidation, dissolved, struck off or subject to a striking-off notice are not eligible under these conditions.

Are you currently trading?
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Please tick here to confirm that your business has been severly impacted by Coronavirus restrictions and the rise of the Omicron Variant
Please tick here to confirm that your business has been severly impacted by Coronavirus restrictions and the rise of the Omicron Variant null
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Business Sector (this is required for Government reporting purposes)
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To be eligible for this grant, your business must have fewer than 250 employees.

An employee is defined as a person who has received remuneration from your company in the last 6 months and who has a full-time or part-time contract of employment to work for your company and is paid under the HMRC PAYE scheme.

To be eligible for this grant, your business must have fewer than 250 employees.

An employee is defined as a person who has received remuneration from your company in the last 6 months and who has a full-time or part-time contract of employment to work for your company and is paid under the HMRC PAYE scheme.

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Examples of evidence in support of this point include payroll or personnel records. Please redact names of employees, home address, DOB, NI numbers - job titles will be sufficient if providing supporting documentation.

Examples of evidence in support of this point include payroll or personnel records. Please redact names of employees, home address, DOB, NI numbers - job titles will be sufficient if providing supporting documentation.

Upload proof of employee numbers If applicable

If you are unable to upload documents or need to upload extra documents then please email them to helpformybusiness@rugby.gov.uk quoting your name and reference number in the subject line.

Your reference number will be displayed after you have submitted your application and will also be on your confirmation email.

If you are unable to upload documents or need to upload extra documents then please email them to helpformybusiness@rugby.gov.uk quoting your name and reference number in the subject line.

Your reference number will be displayed after you have submitted your application and will also be on your confirmation email.

For the purpose of this scheme, the Council will only consider fixed business costs.

The Council determines fixed costs to be: payment of rent, lease or licence for business premises, service charges, other licenses, insurance and utilities but NOT staffing costs, costs relating to domestic premises or rent paid as a percentage of takings.

For the purpose of this scheme, the Council will only consider fixed business costs.

The Council determines fixed costs to be: payment of rent, lease or licence for business premises, service charges, other licenses, insurance and utilities but NOT staffing costs, costs relating to domestic premises or rent paid as a percentage of takings.

Total Fixed Costs in December 2021 (£)
Summarise what is included in these fixed costs max 250 words

The evidence you send must demonstrate and include the total actual fixed cost to the business for December 2021.

Examples of proof in support of this point include, but are not limited to: a signed lease agreement, signed licence agreement, signed rental agreement or invoices for premises fixed costs.

The evidence you send must demonstrate and include the total actual fixed cost to the business for December 2021.

Examples of proof in support of this point include, but are not limited to: a signed lease agreement, signed licence agreement, signed rental agreement or invoices for premises fixed costs.

Upload proof of fixed business costs for December 2021 If applicable

If you are unable to upload documents or need to upload extra documents then please email them to helpformybusiness@rugby.gov.uk quoting your name and reference number in the subject line.

Your reference number will be displayed after you have submitted your application and will also be on your confirmation email.

If you are unable to upload documents or need to upload extra documents then please email them to helpformybusiness@rugby.gov.uk quoting your name and reference number in the subject line.

Your reference number will be displayed after you have submitted your application and will also be on your confirmation email.

Please provide a bank statement showing business income for December 2021.

Please provide details of the bank account associated with the business. This is the account which the grant will be paid into should your application be successful and be the same account you have submitted a bank statement for.

Please check the details carefully – payment will be delayed if the details are incorrect.

Please provide a bank statement showing business income for December 2021.

Please provide details of the bank account associated with the business. This is the account which the grant will be paid into should your application be successful and be the same account you have submitted a bank statement for.

Please check the details carefully – payment will be delayed if the details are incorrect.

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Upload bank statement for December 2021

If you are unable to upload documents or need to upload extra documents then please email them to helpformybusiness@rugby.gov.uk quoting your name and reference number in the subject line.

Your reference number will be displayed after you have submitted your application and will also be on your confirmation email.

If you are unable to upload documents or need to upload extra documents then please email them to helpformybusiness@rugby.gov.uk quoting your name and reference number in the subject line.

Your reference number will be displayed after you have submitted your application and will also be on your confirmation email.

This scheme is covered by 3 possible subsidy allowances:
  • Small Amounts of Financial Assistance Allowance – you are allowed up to £335,000 (subject to exchange rates) in Small Amounts of Financial Assistance over any rolling period of 3 financial years
     
  • COVID-19 Business Grant Allowance – under this allowance you are allowed up to £1,900,000 across all COVID-19 Business Grant schemes
     
  • COVID-19 Business Grant Special Allowance - if you have reached your limits under the Small Amounts of Financial Assistance Allowance and COVID-19 Business Grant Allowance, you may be able to access a further allowance of funding under these scheme rules of up to £10,000,000 across all COVID-19 Business Grant schemes

Grants under these 3 allowances can be combined for a potential total allowance of up to £12,235,000 (subject to exchange rates).

This scheme is covered by 3 possible subsidy allowances:
  • Small Amounts of Financial Assistance Allowance – you are allowed up to £335,000 (subject to exchange rates) in Small Amounts of Financial Assistance over any rolling period of 3 financial years
     
  • COVID-19 Business Grant Allowance – under this allowance you are allowed up to £1,900,000 across all COVID-19 Business Grant schemes
     
  • COVID-19 Business Grant Special Allowance - if you have reached your limits under the Small Amounts of Financial Assistance Allowance and COVID-19 Business Grant Allowance, you may be able to access a further allowance of funding under these scheme rules of up to £10,000,000 across all COVID-19 Business Grant schemes

Grants under these 3 allowances can be combined for a potential total allowance of up to £12,235,000 (subject to exchange rates).

Please confirm that your business will not exceed these limits if successful with this grant application
Please confirm that your business will not exceed these limits if successful with this grant application null

I declare that the information I have given in this form is correct and complete. I understand that if I give information that is incorrect or incomplete the grant may be withheld or reclaimed and action taken against me. 

I confirm my business meets the eligibility criteria and I will inform the Council if there is any change in circumstances.

I declare that the information I have given in this form is correct and complete. I understand that if I give information that is incorrect or incomplete the grant may be withheld or reclaimed and action taken against me. 

I confirm my business meets the eligibility criteria and I will inform the Council if there is any change in circumstances.

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