APPLICATIONS FOR THE ERF WITH A TURNOVER OF LESS THAN £85K OPENS AT 12 NOON TODAYTHE SCHEME WILL CLOSE AT MIDDAY ON MONDAY 9TH AUGUST.
The Welsh Government has announced further emergency support until 31 August 2021 for businesses that remain closed or severely impacted by restrictions shown via a greater than 60% impact on turnover compared to the corresponding timeline in 2019 or equivalent.
The grants will help meet operating costs (excluding staff wages) for the period 1 July 2021 to 31 August 2021.
The ERF will support businesses that are either:
- Forced to remain closed or unable to trade by on-going restrictions between 1st July 2021 and 31st August 2021
- Event Space and attractions severely impacted by ongoing social distancing regulations
- Other businesses with >60% impact on Turnover as a direct result of ongoing restrictions since 1st of May and were unable to open indoors before the 17th May 2021
- A supply chain business that generates 60% or more of its sales revenue from businesses falling into categories a), b) and/or c)
And (applies to all):
Have experienced a severe impact through reduced turnover of 60% or more in July and August 2021 as compared to July and August 2019 caused directly by on-going COVID-19 restrictions.