Small businesses in Coventry and Warwickshire hit by the Coronavirus pandemic can apply for new grants from the government to boost their recovery.
More than £50m has been paid out in COVID related business grants to support 4,000 Coventry companies that have been impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak.
A group which is celebrating its fifth anniversary is encouraging innovative small businesses to get in touch with its members to access grants and support.
Councillors are set to approve a new temporary pavement licensing policy that will enable pubs, restaurants and other hospitality venues to increase the availability of seating and tables outside venues in the city.
Businesses that have not been eligible for previous Government COVID-19 related support schemes are invited to apply for Coventry City Council’s second round of the Discretionary Business Grant Fund.
Coventry City Council and other agencies have been getting in touch with all businesses to help them reopen safely including pubs, bars and restaurants which are able to open after Saturday 4 July.
Two local businesses have praised the Council’s swift support in helping them access vital grant funding.
Three programmes, aimed at supporting small and medium sized business in Coventry and Warwickshire, have been extended until June 2023 and provided with additional funding.
Over the last week, more than £10.8 million in small business grants has been paid to over 850 eligible Coventry businesses
Coventry businesses affected by the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic can now apply to the Government’s Small Business Grant Fund and Retail, Hospitality and Leisure Grant Fund.
The Council has issued a call to all businesses in the city to see if they can help source some vital supplies.
Coventry City Council’s cabinet looks set to approve a plan to purchase the long leasehold for land and commercial property around Belgrade Plaza.
An innovative new scheme has been helping businesses in Coventry and Warwickshire find the investment they need to grow their business.
Coventry will be starting an additional licensing scheme on May 4 to improve the management and condition of Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMOs).
Coventry is set to receive millions of pounds in extra funding to make sure the new UK Battery Industrialisation Centre is a world leader for years to come.
With a strong economy and employment rates up, Coventry saw productivity rise by 3.3% compared to a 3.1% nationally.