Businesses, employers and jobs - coronavirus update

Coronavirus Newly Self-Employed Hardship Fund

Applications are now closed.

The fund closed at 5pm on Friday 10 July 2020 and submissions after this will not be considered.

  • If you made an application in the past 10 working days and have not yet heard the outcome this will be processed and we will contact you in due course. If we require further information to process your application, we will contact you and you must provide this by the date specified, otherwise we will consider you to have withdrawn your application.
  • If you previously applied for a grant but we requested further information from you in order to assess your application, then you must provide this by 5pm on Friday 31 July, otherwise we will consider you to have withdrawn your application.
  • If you previously applied for a grant but were considered ineligible, you may request an appeal of your case. Requests for appeals received after 5pm on Friday 31 July 2020  will not be considered.

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