A £10 million emergency fund for the Liverpool hospitality and leisure industry has launched today in order to try and protect those businesses affected by the Covid-19 restrictions.

It is hoped that the emergency fund will save businesses from potential closure for up to four months until a larger financial support package can be obtained from the Government.

The financial support should come quickly- within 10 days of successful applications, with phase payments over the four month period.

Applications will be managed by a centralised portal here. Applications close at 5.00pm Friday 30 October.

Who is eligable to apply for the Emergency Fund For The Liverpool Hospitality and Leisure Industry?

  • Micro and small hospitality and leisure businesses based in the Liverpool City Region
  • One full time equivalant or more
  • Business to consumer company
  • Trading from a commercial premises

The amount awarded will be calculated according to the number of full time staff are employed and the rateable value of the commercial premises they occupy.

For more information visit https://liverpool.gov.uk/lcrleisureandhospitalitygrant