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UPDATE – Increased funding available for Scottish salons

Scottish salons, and other hair and beauty businesses operating from fixed premises, are able to claim additional funding

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Scottish salons, and other eligible hair and beauty businesses operating from fixed premises, will be given up to an additional £9,000 (previously £3,000) as a one-off payment. Business can claim this funding through their local authority website, if they have not already submitted an application for the Strategic Framework Business Fund. Non-essential businesses already in receipt of payments are also eligible but do not need to reapply. 

Eligible businesses will receive: 

  • A one-off grant of £9,000 for all relevant businesses with a rateable value of £51,001 or more.
  • A one-off grant of £6,000 for relevant businesses with a rateable value of up to and including £51,000.

In most cases, payment will be combined with the next tranche of payments for the Strategic Framework Business Fund due to go to businesses on 25 January 2021.

(Previously, from 2 November 2020, firms that were required by law to close were eligible for grants of either £2,000 or £3,000.) Find out more here.

Businesses that are open but directly affected by coronavirus will be eligible for grants of £1,400 or £2,100 based on rateable value. Find out more on the Scottish Government website. 


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