Business Flood Recovery Grant enquiry

This grant relates to small and medium sized businesses which:

  • Were directly impacted by the flooding in February 2020 – for instance there was flood damage to the property, equipment, and/or stock; or;
  • Were indirectly impacted by the flooding in February 2020 – for instance the business has had no/highly restricted access to premises, equipment and/or stock as a result of flooding, restricted access for customers, suppliers and/or staff; and directly suffered a loss of trade as a result.

Only one claim is allowed per business. Procedures are in place to prevent fraudulent claims being made.

The grant of up to £2,500 is available subject to evidence of the value of the impact which is not covered by insurance. If your application is successful, the council will pay the maximum available to each business.

This is not a compensation scheme. It is of a discretionary nature and is subject to the availability of funding.

The decision of the council is final and it reserves the right to vary the level of grant or reject an application.

The deadline for applications is 5pm on Friday 1 May 2020.

Take a look at the FAQs on flood grants.

Before you complete the form...

  • Wyre Forest District Council is the Data Controller under data protection law and will use the information you provide on this form in order to administer the Community Flood Recovery Grant scheme. The legal basis for processing this data is that it is necessary for the performance of a contract with you.
  • You will respond to Wyre Forest District Council regarding any points of clarification raised as a consequence of this application should they be required.
  • The statements, information you have provided in support of this application are accurate and true.
  • Wyre Forest District Council reserves the right to reclaim any money, which has been paid as a result of fraudulent or misleading claims.
  • Wyre Forest District Council will keep your data for 6 years, in accordance with the requirements of grant schemes.
  • Your information will be cross-referenced with data secured on the extent and observed impact of the flooding across the county area and in assessing this application, you agree to this information being shared with agencies involved as may be required, specifically the Environment Agency.
  • Individuals have a number of rights under data protection law, including the right to request their information. You also have a right to make a complaint about our handling of your personal data to the Information Commissioner’s Office.
  • Information you provide will only be used for the stated purpose. Further information about the processing of your data can be found on our website.

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