Computer keyboard with someone's hands typing on the keyboard with man wearing a suit in the background looking at a laptop screen.

Update on business grants

There’s still time to apply for a restart business grant. The grant aims to support businesses during this period of re-opening and you can apply even if your business has fully re-opened.

Woman shopkeeper wearing a mask, turning shop door sign to 'open'.

Business rates – help with making payments

Business rate bills are going out this week as the 100% discount for business rates ends on 30 June. There is help available for businesses experiencing payment difficulties. 

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.


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. 


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.

Volk's Railway visitor centre and station

Sussex Heritage Award for restored Volk’s Railway

Judges from the Sussex Heritage Trust said the design, which includes exterior rubber cladding on the new ticket hall and cafe, was an unusual and clever use of materials and the buildings had enhanced the eastern end of Brighton seafront.
Architect's design of long section of Brighton Corn Exchange

Royal Pavilion Estate works update

R Durtnell & Sons Ltd, the contractor working on the major refurbishment of Brighton Dome Corn Exchange and Studio Theatre, has ceased work on site. The council is working with Brighton Dome and Brighton Festival to explore practical options for continuing and completing the restoration works.