Last updated: 12th April 2021


Some of the rules on what you can and cannot changed on 12 April. However, many restrictions remain in place. Read more on the Government website here.

The government has published the ‘COVID-19 Response – Spring 2021’ setting out the roadmap out of the current lockdown for England. This explains how the restrictions included in this guidance will be lifted over time.

Outlined below is the support available to businesses and how to access it:

Budget 2021 announcements:

All measures announced by Chancellor Rishi Sunak in the Budget on 3rd March 2021 can be found here.

Restrictions Support Grants:

The Local Restrictions Support Grants (LRSG (Closed) Addendum) support businesses that have been required to close due to national lockdowns. The grant will be based on the rateable value of the property on the first full day of lockdown.

The deadlines to apply for the national lockdown LRSG (Closed) Addendum schemes are:

When national restrictions are introduced and businesses are required to close, the LRSG (Closed) Addendum schemes supersede the LRSG (Closed)LRSG (Open) and LRSG (Sector) schemes.

All grants will be administered by your local authority; the table below provides contact details for the local authorities in Hampshire.


(You will need to click on the table below to access the links, this will open as a PDF file for you)


Local Authorities Grant Details


The government website outlines the financial support available to businesses and has a ‘support finder’ tool which will help identify the financial support that is available to you.


Other support

Local support

You can also find free support, advice, and information on sources of finance through your local Growth Hub.


If you have a query that isn’t covered by this guidance you can contact the Government Business Support Helpline.


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