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Following the announcement that much of Scotland will be moving into Tier 3 or 4 during December and into 2021, the Scottish Government has announced new funding totalling £104.3m. This is in response to the Scottish Tourism Recovery Taskforce (STERG) recommendations, and looks set to be managed by VisitScotland.
Limited details were available when first announced in December, although it's expected more information was announced on 11th January 2021 (see below). Initially we were told that areas set to benefit include:
11th January: Top-Up Grant for Hospitality, Retail & Leisure businesses in Scotland:
On 11th January 2021 the Scottish Government announced additional grant support for hospitality, retail and leisure businesses across Scotland closed by level 4 restrictions. These grants will be in addition to the Strategic Business Framework Fund, and will result in eligible businesses also receiving a one off grant of:
How do I get this?
Of course, if you need assistance in writing or submitting an application, existing clients can contact any of their relationship managers who will be happy to help, or new clients can email us at email@example.com and we'd be happy to help.
We will aim to update this blog as soon as further information is available.
Please note, this funding is seperate to the recently announced Events Sector funding, which you can read about in our separate blog by clicking here.