Nearly 8,500 hospitality and leisure businesses have been given the lifeline of a financial boost during the pandemic.
A one-off cash grant of either £10,000 or £25,000 was offered to retail, hospitality and leisure businesses with a rateable value of below £51,000 in order to increase their chances of survival after their business were affected by the impact of coronavirus.
Since March, Liverpool City Council has awarded 8,450 grants worth £103,025,000. Grants allocated were:
Small business grants (£10k) – 6,457 awarded worth £64,570,000