Support for Local Businesses

Invest in Bath:

This council led service is co-ordinating support services to local businesses in light of the COVID19 public health situation. Invest in Bath will be sharing further information about targeted business support and financial assistance that is available as and when further schemes are announced. If you do have specific concerns, questions or needs at this time please contact Invest in Bath on [email protected] and the team will respond directly.

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The Government announced a new Expanded Retail Discount scheme for retail, leisure and hospitality premises in response to COVID-19. Under the scheme, eligible premises will receive a discount of up to 100% on their bill for 2020/21.

For information on eligibility please visit Invest in Bath’s Information on Retail Discount pages.

You can also read the full government documents in response to the impact of COVID 19 on businesses.