Restrictions Business Fund

Restrictions Business Fund

Thursday 21st Jan 2021

On 30 November, the First Minister announced a £340m package of support directed primarily at the hospitality, tourism and leisure related supply chain sectors.  

Following the announcement of further restrictions from 19 December, the Business Restrictions Fund package of support has been enhanced by a further £270m package to include non-essential retail business forced to close.

The fund includes two different grants:

New guidance and web application forms will be made available in early January.  The latest information and the new web form (when ready) can be found at Restrictions Business Fund (

The scheme remains unchanged for hospitality and tourism, leisure and supply chain businesses, and further information and applications forms can be found on the web page.