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Over 6,842 businesses in Dorset receive £10k and £25k grants

Lulworth Cove, Dorset

Figures from Dorset Council show that businesses in Dorset are receiving grants of £10,000 or £25,000 to help deal with the impact of coronavirus.

Business in Dorset have been able to claim a £10,000 grant if they own or rent a property that’s not subject to business rates payments (Small Business Rate Relief Scheme), or a £25,000 grant if they are a retail, leisure or hospitality business.

As of today (Monday 11 May), Dorset Council have processed over 6,842 payments, totalling more than £81.925 million given out in grants to Dorset businesses.

If you, or someone you know, has yet to apply for a grant and think they may be entitled, please check eligibility here

If you are self employed or a member of a partnership and have been adversely affected by coronavirus (COVID-19), please see the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme on the GOV.UK website.

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