£1bn business grants still to be allocated

By Dan Peters | 29 June 2021

Nearly half of £2bn handed to local authorities for discretionary business grant funding has yet to be allocated, the Government has said.

Councils need to prove they have spent or ‘made a validated attempt to spend’ their allocated additional restrictions grant by Friday July 30 to qualify for a share of the latest £425m top-up announced at the Budget.

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