Latest .gov and SBC Update

The Government has announced the latest relief for businesses that includes:

  • All retail, hospitality and leisure businesses in England will receive a 100% business rates holiday for the next 12 months.
  • Confirmation that government advice to avoid pubs, clubs and theatres etc. is sufficient for businesses to claim on their insurance where they have appropriate business interruption cover for pandemics in place.
  • There will be a £25k cash grant per retail and leisure business for those without specific pandemic insurance.

This evening Scarborough Borough Council have announced how they will be implementing the government measures which you can read HERE and for those businesses within East Riding, we will provide you with an update as soon as we have further information.