COVID-19 business support and information

Find out about support for businesses affected by COVID-19.

COVID-19 Financial support for businesses

The government and the council offer financial support to help businesses affected by COVID-19, including the following below.

Business rates relief

At the budget on 27 October 2021, the chancellor announced a new business rates relief scheme for retail, hospitality and leisure properties.

The 2022-23 Retail, Hospitality and Leisure Business Rate Relief Scheme will provide eligible occupied retail, hospitality and leisure properties with a 50% relief, up to a cash cap limit of £110,000 per business. 

Contact us

If you have any questions about the support available or want to discuss an issue affecting your business, email us at;

You can also sign up to our business e-newsletter, which provides regular updates for Southwark businesses affected by COVID-19.

Page last updated: 03 August 2022

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