FOI Request - COVID19, Business Financial Assistance

Request 101002479096

I am writing you regarding the financial assistance measures to support businesses undertaken by the government to deal with the consequences of the pandemic [COVID19].
Could you send me information and guidance on the grants and funding available to small businesses in relation to COVID19, please?
If I understand correctly, the assistance includes:
a. Grants to small businesses
b. Wage subsidy of 80% and
c. Business rate relief

Could you also include information on the procedure for applying for the funding/reliefs referred above.

Response 01/05/2020

All information on the support available to businesses, including information on how to apply for this support, is available on the Council website. For ease of reference please see these two pages in particular:

As this information is already available elsewhere, we can advise that this information is exempt under Section 25 of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.

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