COVID-19: Retail, Leisure and Hospitality Grant Scheme and Small Business Grant Scheme open as at 30.03.20

Islington Council is preparing to issue the first grants under the Small Business Grant Fund and Retail, Hospitality and Leisure Fund

Islington Council is sending letters and emails to businesses that are eligible for a grant.

  • If you paid your rates by direct debit in this year, your account will be credited and you do not need to do anything.
  • If you have not paid your rates by direct debit in any month in 2020, you will need to download and complete an online form to apply for either of the grants. The form can be accessed HERE Completed forms should be sent to Please ensure that you title your email with your name, company name and the words ‘COVID-19 Grant Details’.

For further details on this scheme and others, including eligibility criteria, is available on the Government Business Support website.