Leicestershire businesses to receive £750k

A new fund has been launched to help businesses in Leicestershire recover from the effects of the coronavirus pandemic.

The £750,000 Leicestershire Business Recovery Fund was launched on Thursday 16th July. The fund is available to businesses with 50 employees or less and applications can be made for grants between £2,000 and £10,000.

For the full information and how to apply visit http://www.oakleaves.org.uk/leicestershire-business-recovery-fund.html

The initiative is run by the council and funded through money secured from the Leicester and Leicestershire Business Rates Pool.

SMEs in the county, that have been affected by covid-19, can use the fund to ensure their survival. For instance, launching new products or services, selling on-line or changing processes and procedures.

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Published 1 July 2020

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