Day: May 18, 2020

Not enough grant money to go around, warns Bristol Council

There may not be enough grant money to meet the needs of all eligible small businesses

Bristol Council warns that the government hasn’t given them enough grant funding to help small businesses to survive lockdown, according to the Financial Times.

In early May, the government offered £617m for businesses that missed out on the earlier business rates grants scheme. These grants will be distributed to businesses that operate in shared workspaces, market traders, charity shops and bed and breakfasts.

The funding doesn’t stretch far enough for all of those who are eligible, leaving it for the councils to

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