General Grants & Funds:

  • UK businesses can apply for a share of £20 million in a fast-track competition run by Innovate UK to develop new ways of working, including hospitality. This new investment includes proposals and new ideas to stream music and entertainment. Businesses can attract up to £50,000 as an upfront grant payment to cover the full costs of a project lasting up to 6 months. Projects with strong potential could attract follow-on funding, this could include: new platforms and software for music artists to stream live performances, connect remotely to their fan-base and allow global audiences to enjoy their live experience.
  • The Chancellor announced further measures to help the charity sector, of which there are 170,000 in the UK. Charities can already use the current schemes (job retention scheme etc), but some charities are on the front line in tackling coronavirus, while others support vulnerable people. £750m in funding for the charity sector.

Campaigns you can get involved in to support our industry:

Government support for our industry:

  • Business Rates Holiday for Retail, Leisure & Hospitality businesses – find out more here.
  • Cash Grant for for Retail, Leisure and Hospitality businesses – find out more here.

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