UPDATE: additional Business Funding Announcement
The Scottish Government’s additional £100m fund for businesses impacted by COVID-19 will be open for applications from 2pm.
Companies can find full details on Highland and Islands Enterprise partnership website Find Business Support. This grant funding has been divided into three distinct funds:-
- The Pivotal Enterprise Resilience Fund – a £45m fund for viable but vunerable SMEs who are vital to Scotland’s economy.
- The Creative, Tourism & Hospitality Enterprise Hardship Fund – a £20m fund for small creative, tourism and hospitality companies not in receipt of COVID-19 business rates relief.
- The newely Self-Employed Hardship Fund – a £35m fund for the newly self-employed facing hardship through £2,000 grants.
Details of how and where to apply are found here:-
The newly Self-Employed Hardship Fund will be delivered by local authorities. Links to individual local authority applications are available via the Find Business Support website here:-