Government announces support package for areas affected by flooding
Following the recent storms and flooding, the government has announced funding and support for those affected, including:-
- A Community Recovery Grant - £500 financial hardship payments to cover short-term need;
- 100% council tax and business rates relief for at least three months;
- A Business Recovery Grant - up to £2,500 Business Recovery Grant for small and medium sized businesses with uninsurable losses; and
- A Property Resilience Scheme - up to £5,000 funding for homes and businesses to pay for property improvements to increase resilience to flooding, such as installing flood doors and raising electrics off ground level
Further information is available on the GOV.UK website.