Thurrock Council distributed more than £22million during the first lockdown (credit: Google Maps)
Eligible companies can receive one-off payments from the government, with the amount depending on the rateable value.
More than £22million of government business grants were given by Thurrock Council during the first lockdown.
The grant is available to all businesses which were open on Wednesday, 4 November but, by law, have had to close or cease their main business during the current lockdown.
Each eligible property will receive a one-off payment of £1,334 if the rateable value is £15,000 or under.
An amount of £2,000 is available if the rateable value is more than £15,000 and less than £51,000.
If the rateable value is more than £51,000, then businesses will receive £3,000.
Cllr Shane Hebb, Cabinet Member for Finance, said: “Thurrock Council distributed more than £22m of government business grants during the first lockdown and I urge local businesses which has had to close to take advantage of this new grant by applying now.
“Government funding has provided many businesses a vital financial lifelines throughout the coronavirus epidemic and WE want to make sure no local businesses misses out during this lockdown.
“If your business is eligible and has had to close because of the current restrictions it is important you go online today and apply for this funding through the council’s website.”
Any business owner who thinks they are eligible should visit here to find out more and complete the online application form.
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