Help available for small businesses in NI – Coronavirus

North City Business Centre understands how difficult it is out there for small businesses at the moment.  We want to provide you with a number of links to help and support that is currently available to small businesses.

Coronavirus Business Support Grant Scheme – £10K cash grant for small businesses who are eligible for the Small Business Rate Relief Scheme (ie all businesses with a NAV up to £15,000) – information at

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme for Furloughed Staff – information at
c. Statutory Sick Pay Rebate for SMEs – information at 

25% Rates reduction in 2020/21 – information at

Deferred VAT payments from 20 March 2020 until 30 June 2020 (Deferred amounts to be paid by the end of 2020/21 tax year) – information at

‘Time to Pay’ agreements with HMRC for VAT, PAYE, Income Tax – information at (if experiencing cashflow problems)

Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme for small businesses – information at