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Two weeks left to get unclaimed business grants

14 August 2020
With just 2 weeks left for eligible local businesses to receive their government grant, Thurrock Council is urging any business that has not yet received their money to come forward now.
Since the scheme was launched at the start of April, Thurrock Council has distributed more than £22million worth of government funding to nearly 1,800 local business.
Cllr Shane Hebb, Cabinet member for finance, said: "This funding has provided a vital lifeline to businesses during an extremely uncertain time.

Financial help for small and micro businesses

29 May 2020
Small and micro businesses could benefit from vital government funding to help them get through the financial uncertainty caused by coronavirus.
Cllr Shane Hebb, Cabinet member for finance, said: "The new government funded Discretionary Business Grant Scheme could be just the lifeline that many smaller and micro sized businesses which have suffered financially as a result of coronavirus are looking for.

Nearly £15m of business grants distributed - don't miss out

21 April 2020
More than 1,150 local businesses have been received financial help thanks to the Thurrock Council and the hard work being done to distribute government business grants.
Cllr Shane Hebb, Cabinet Member for Finance, said: "This government scheme offers businesses a vital lifeline during an extremely uncertain time. We have pulled out all the stops to make sure that we get this money to them as quickly and efficiently as possible and I am delighted to announce that we have put nearly £15million worth of government support grants in the bank accounts of 1,126 local businesses.

Government grants for businesses

31 March 2020
Thurrock Council is acting quickly to help local businesses make sure that they take full advantage of government grants available to help them stay afloat during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
The following grants are available to businesses and shops in the borough: