Re-Start Grant Plus

The Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation has enhanced the Restart Grant for small businesses, following the announcement of the July Stimulus Package.

Direct grant aid of between €4,000 minimum and €25,000 maximum based on commercial rate bill for 2019 (or a maximum of €15,000 for businesses that received the maximum €10,000 under the original Restart Grant Scheme).

To qualify for the Restart Grant Plus, the important criteria are:

  • A business must be commercial and in the local authority rates system (apart from non-rateable B&Bs who can apply to Fáilte Ireland);
  • It must have suffered a 25% loss of expected turnover between 1 April and 30 June 2020;
  • It must have less than 250 employees and turnover less than €25m;
  • Commit to remain open or reopen if closed and
  • It must declare its intention to re-employ staff in receipt of the Temporary Wage Subsidy Scheme

The closing date for receipt of applications is 30th September 2020.

Please contact us using either of the following contact methods:

To apply for the Restart Grant Plus, click here.

All FAQs are available here.

Useful link: Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation