• COVID Small Business Grant – A grant of £10,000 for all small businesses who are eligible for the Small Business Rate Relief Scheme (ie all businesses with a NAV up to £15,000). Open from Thursday 26 March 2020. For info visit NI Business Info or contact the LPS Small Business Grant Scheme Helpline on 0300 200 7809.
  • Hospitality, Tourism and Retail Sectors Grant Scheme – An immediate grant of £25,000 for companies in these sectors with a rateable value from £15,000  up to £51,000.

​Businesses that wish to offer their services to the DfE during the pandemic can email assistance@executiveoffice-ni.gov.uk in the first instance.