Grant to support the supply chain industry to the hospitality, accommodation, leisure, and entertainment sectors

Updated 20/1/2021
Sheffield City Region has secured funding to support local businesses in the supply chain of businesses in hospitality, accommodation, leisure and entertainment sectors which have been forced to close.

To be eligible the supply chain business must:

  • Be located in South Yorkshire.
  • Be able to demonstrate significant links within the SY supply chain.
  • Demonstrate a significant loss of trade as a result of local restrictions (T2/T3/National).
  • Have been open and trading on 13 October 2020.
  • Be able to demonstrate that the business activity is largely involved in supplying the hospitality, accommodation, leisure and entertainment sector on a business to business basis i.e. not retail to the public.
  • Have fixed property costs – identified by rateable value or rent. Storage facilities directly associated with the business would represent eligible property costs.
  • The scheme excludes national and large companies.

Where eligible, the following support will be awarded:

These payments, based on rateable value, will be made automatically if previously paid.

Supply ChainRV £1 – £15,000RV £15,001 – £50,999RV Over £51,000
Payment 1 £1,868 £2,800 £4,200
*Payment 2 (January lockdown) £1,868 £2,800 £4,200
**Total £3,736 £5,600 £8,400

*New applicants will receive the full (total) payment
**Previous applicants will receive the January Lockdown payment.
Scheme will close on 16th February

The scheme is designed to support supply chain businesses where the majority of the businesses activity is supplying to the hospitality, accommodation, leisure and entertainment sectors, and so are experiencing a significant loss of trade due to local and national restrictions. Examples may include breweries, catering companies and service and goods providers to restaurants and hotels. The scheme will also support companies involved in events, conferences, exhibitions, weddings, banqueting and travel companies and operators.

How to apply

You can apply for a Discretionary Local Restrictions Support Grant by filling in our application form below. To support your application, you need to provide evidence of the fixed property costs; this might be a rent book or a tenancy agreement. If you’re unable to provide evidence of these payments, you won’t be able to complete your application.

State aid

These grant payments count towards state aid. By accepting this grant you must confirm that you’re not in breach of state aid rules. Read more about state aid.

Data protection

Any information you give to us will be held securely and in accordance with the rules on data protection. We will treat personal details as private and confidential and safeguard them. We will not disclose them to anyone unconnected with the council unless you’ve consented to their release or in certain circumstances where:

  • we’re legally obliged to do so;
  • disclosure is necessary for the proper discharge of our statutory functions;
  • disclosure is necessary to enable us to provide you with a requested service or deal with your enquiry;
  • we are under a duty to protect public funds.

We may use the information you’ve provided for the prevention and detection of fraud. We may also share this information with other bodies responsible for public funds or for auditing them for these purposes.

Please note: checks will be undertaken to protect the council against fraudulent activity. The government will not accept deliberate manipulation and fraud and any business caught falsifying their records to gain additional grant money will face prosecution and any funding issued will be subject to claw back.

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