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Coronavirus Tiers 2 and 3 business rates grant form

Coronavirus - Tiers 2 and 3 business rates grant form

Use the form below to apply for a business grant if your business was open between 2 December and 18 December 2020 but was severely impacted by Covid-19 Tier 2 and 3 restrictions.

If you wish to apply for a grant for an earlier period, and have not already done so, visit our coronavirus announcements page.

This form should only be completed by businesses who pay business rates directly to Wokingham Borough Council and have a business rate account reference number.

Please read the Local Restrictions Support Grant (Open) Tier 2 and 3 Policy (PDF document) before completing this form.

If you still see the form, rather than an acknowledgement message, when you press 'Submit', check each field for a red error message and amend where required before re-submitting.

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Coronavirus Tiers 2 and 3 business rates grant form

Information required from ratepayer for grant payment:

Read our privacy statement.

I have read the Council's privacy statement (above):
I confirm the Business was open and trading for the period 2 December to 18 December 2020 but was significantly impacted by Tier 2 and 3 restrictions:
I confirm the Business operates in the Hospitality, Hotel, Bed and Breakfast, or Leisure sector as detailed in Appendix 1 of the policy:

Evidence to support application


Upload relevant documents


As a minimum, a statement of circumstances will be required and ideally supported by additional documentation including details of contracts, lost or cancelled booking diaries/work schedules, or cancelled customer bookings, along with a recent bank  statement to confirm the details of the business bank account the grant is requested to be paid in to.


Business and contact details


Business bank account details

Grant payments will be made by BACS. Please provide the following details:




Before you can proceed, you must confirm the following:

This award shall comply with the EU law on State Aid on the basis that, including this award, I the applicant shall not receive more than €800,000 in total of aid within any given 3-year period under Section 3.1 of the European Commission’s Temporary Framework for State Aid including the COVID-19 Temporary Framework scheme for the UK. For aid for uncovered fixed costs under Section 3.12 of the Temporary Framework, the maximum level of aid is €3 million.

Tick to agree with above statement:

I declare that as at 2 December 2020 that the applicant's undertaking was not in financial difficulties. (For the avoidance of doubt, businesses that were in administration, are insolvent or where a striking-off notice has been made at the date of the local lockdown are not eligible for funding under this scheme.)

Tick to agree with above statement:

I understand that knowingly providing incorrect information, or knowingly making a false declaration, could lead to a prosecution under the Fraud Act 2006. I claim the grant, and declare that I am authorised to act on behalf of the above named account holder and are entitled to the grant.

Tick to agree with above statement:

This grant is for the ratepayer only, and may be liable for recovery if the recipient was not the ratepayer on the eligible date.

Tick to agree with above statement:

The information provided in this form may be shared with the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy for monitoring and evaluation purposes only. To find out more about how we use personal information see our privacy statement.  

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