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£25,000 Grant List

15 April 2020

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You may already know that there will be a three month rates holiday for all business ratepayers, excluding public sector and utilities. This means that no rates will be charged for April, May and June 2020. This automatically reduces the 2020-21 annual rate bill for business ratepayers by 25 per cent. This amount does not need to be paid back.

In addition, businesses in the hospitality, tourism and retail sectors are eligible for a £25,000 business support grant for those who pay rates on a property with a rateable value between £15,001 and £51,000.

The Federation has analysed the publicly available valuation list and the following hotels should qualify. The valuation is the lower of the old 2019 NAV or the updated REVAL2020 NAV. Most guest accommodations should also qualify for the grant.

It is important to note that THIS GRANT WILL NOT BE PAID AUTOMATICALLY. Each hotel will need to apply from 20th April when the online form becomes available. You can check the link below from 20th April for more details:

https://www.nibusinessinfo.co.uk/content/coronavirus-£25000-hospitality-tourism-and-retail-grant

The following list may not be exhaustive so you should check your own valuation to determine if you are eligible for the grant.

Adair Arms Hotel
Ballygally Halfway House Hotel
Ballyrobin Country House
Bannville House Hotel
Brown Trout Inn
Carrybridge Hotel
Charlemont Arms Hotel
D Hotel Newcastle
Derry City Travellodge
Dobbins Inn Hotel
Donn Carragh Hotel
Dukes at Queens
Enniskeen Country House Hotel
Glen Eden (Hotel Carlton)
Ibis Queens Quarter
Inn on The Coast
Ivanhoe Inn & Hotel
Kilmorey Arms Hotel
Leighinmohr House Hotel Ltd
Londonderry Arms Hotel
Mahons Hotel
Marine Hotel, Ballycastle
Mellon Country Inn
Millbrook Lodge Hotel
Mourne Country Hotel
O'Neill Arms Country House Hotel
Royal Hotel
Shipquay Hotel
The Cohannon Inn
The Crescent Townhouse Hotel
The Cross Square Hotel
The Drummond Hotel
The Enniskillen Hotel
The Hedges Hotel
The Port Hotel
The Portaferry Hotel
The Salty Dog Hotel & Bistro
The Terrace Hotel
The Valley Hotel
Tullylagan Country House

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