Issue details

COVID-19 support for businesses

As part of its response to the disruption caused by COVID-19, Government has announced several policies aimed at supporting businesses through this economically difficult period including;

-       Implementation of a 12-month business rates holiday for businesses in the retail, leisure, hospitality sectors, and for childcare providers.


-       £10k Grants for small businesses which receive small business rate relief or rural rate relief,


-       £10k or £25k Grants for business premises in the retail, hospitality or leisure sectors.


This decision is to formally adopt these policies to support businesses in Dacorum.

Decision type: Key

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 06/08/2020

This decision will be taken under urgency procedures.

Decision due: 31 Mar 2020 by Portfolio Holder for Corporate Services

Lead member: Portfolio Holder for Corporate Services

Lead director: Chief Finance Officer (S151)

Contact: Chris Baker, Head of Revenues, Benefits & Fraud Email: