Decision Maker: Portfolio Holder for Resources and Reputation
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: No
The purpose of this report is to seek approval
for the proposed Additional Restrictions Business Grant awards to
eligible businesses that provide key benefits to the broader
economy, as determined in accordance with the Gedling Borough
Council Local Restrictions Business Support Scheme.
1)To approve the proposed list of Additional
Restrictions Grant awards to eligible businesses which provide key
benefits to the broader Gedling economy as determined in accordance
with the Local Restrictions Business Support Scheme, and detailed
in Appendix 1.
The Council is expected by Government to award
grants in accordance with an approved local discretionary scheme
which has been developed in line with Government guidance.
To ensure the timely payment of grants to eligible businesses which are beneficial to the local economy and have experienced financial difficulties as a result of the restrictions imposed due to Covid-19 pandemic.
Not to approve the recommended grants to
businesses that provided key benefits to the wider economy in
accordance with the approved scheme. This would not be in line with
scheme approved by the Leader, or the Government expectations that
a local scheme be administered using the grant funding provided to
deliver some support for small business who may have “slipped
through the cracks” in terms of ineligibility for other
grants and reliefs available as a result of Covid-19.
Publication date: 07/09/2021
Date of decision: 07/09/2021