Following an announcement by the Scottish Government on 27 December 2020, a one-off top-up grant will be available for hospitality, retail and leisure businesses across Scotland closed by temporary lockdown/level 4 restrictions.
In addition to the grants businesses receive through the Strategic Business Framework Fund, eligible businesses will also get a one off grant of:
Eligible businesses that have already applied for the 4-weekly payment from the Strategic Framework Business Fund will get this top-up paid automatically. No new application is needed.
If you are eligible but have not yet applied, you should apply for the Strategic Framework Business Fund.
Most top up payments will be made with the 4 weekly Strategic Framework Business Fund (SFBF) in the week commencing 25th January. There may, however, be a slight delay for new SFBF applications that were recently submitted.
Any queries relating to this payment should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.