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Exterior of florist's shop Viva Verde showing striped awning and hanging basket. An array of plants and flowers have been put on display on the pavement in front of the shop.

Last chance to apply for a small business grant

Small business grants of £10,000 and £25,000 are still available. If you run a small business and think you may be eligible for one of these grants, contact the council before 28 August. 

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Councillor Carmen Appich

Another step forward for Brighton & Hove

Councillor Appich welcomes the reopening of the hospitality sector and says it is up to us all to shape a Covid-secure future and celebrate our city by staying safe.

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Shops in Brighton & Hove

Discretionary fund for small businesses

Brighton & Hove's discretionary grant fund for small businesses is coming soon. Councillors agreed the proposals at the Policy & Resources (Recovery) Sub-Committee on 29 May.

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A localised approach to a phased recovery

Council leader Nancy Platts on making sure we do our best to restart lives and the local economy safely. We want to protect residents and the people who work in Brighton & Hove, and help ensure that when shops and business reopen, they stay open and flourish. 

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Supporting small businesses 

Council leader Nancy Platts sets out how the council is supporting small businesses during the pandemic and urges those eligible for the small business grants who have not yet made contact to get in touch.

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Shelter Hall Rotunda café available to rent

New business space is available to let in the new Shelter Hall on Brighton seafront. The closing date to submit a proposal for the Shelter Hall Rotunda café is Monday 1 July.