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Coronavirus (COVID-19) information and advice

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The West Somerset area Planning Search will be unavailable on Wednesday 21 October from 6pm for essential maintenance.

Business Grants - COVID 19 response

Please note that the following grant schemes are now closed;

  • The Small Business Grant Scheme
  • Retail, Leisure and Hospitality Grant Scheme
  • The Discretionary Business Grant Scheme

We are unable to accept any further applications.

Government information

If you are looking for information on other business support announced by Government, such as the schemes listed below, please follow the relevant links for further information:

  • information on business support which has recently been announced by Government
  • the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme offering loans of up to £5 million for SMEs through the British Business Bank – Loans will be interest free for the first 6 months
  • a new lending facility from the Bank of England to help support liquidity among larger firms, helping them bridge coronavirus disruption to their cash flows through loans