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The Restart Grant

The Restart Grant

What is it?

The Restart Grant is a one-off cash grant worth up to £18,000 per premises to help non-essential retailers reopen and trade safely.

Who is it for?

Non-essential retailers in England, including:

  • Hospitality 
  • Accommodation
  • Leisure
  • Personal care
  • Gyms

How does it work?

It is a one-off cash grant. 

Non-essential retailers are eligible for a grant worth up to £6,000 per premises.

Hospitality, hotels, gyms, personal care and leisure firms will be eligible for up to £18,000 per premises as they are due to open later under the plans for easing lockdown.

The £5 billion of grants available are targeted at England, but the devolved nations in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland will receive an extra £794 million in funding through the Barnett formula.

What should I do next?

Local authorities will be distributing the grants and will receive the funding in April 2021.

Critchleys Clients: If you have specific questions, please contact your Critchleys Accountant directly.


First publsihed 5 March 2021
Last Updated 5 March 2021

5 March 2021
First published.

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Jen Sewell

Jen is a Partner at Critchleys and head of our Business Services Team

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