Birmingham City Council have now released information on how to claim grants available to small businesses.

As part of the Government’s COVID-19 support package, grants totalling more than £231 million will be paid out to eligible businesses in Birmingham in coming weeks.

For those businesses who automatically qualify for grants, payments will be made in phases depending upon existing data held by the council to verify eligibility, Businesses encouraged to speed up the process by supplying bank, business and correspondence details through the form below.

Small business in Birmingham are eligible for the following 3 grants:

  • £10,000 for businesses in receipt of Small Business Rates Relief (SBR) or Rural Rate Relief (RRF)
  • £10,000 for retail, hospitality and leisure businesses who have a rateable value of £15,000 or less
  • £25,000 for retail, hospitality and leisure businesses who have a rateable value between £15,000 and £51,000

Any business with a rateable value of more then £51,000 will not be eligible for the grant. Please refer to your previous bill to find your rateable value. Alternatively you can visit the Valuation Office Agency website for further information.

Please click here to confirm your business details and submit the data to Birmingham City Council.

You can find further information on financial support here.


Please note this is the guidance as we understand at the time of the announcement. As you are aware, the information is changing on a daily basis and we cannot be held responsible if the advice or guidance changes or if our interpretation does not subsequently prove to be correct.

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