skip to navigationskip to main content

COVID-19 Business Rates grant

Update on Business Rates Grant, you will need to apply to your Local Council if you have not received any correspondence by now.





  • The Government has announced measures to support businesses – you can see all the information here​.
  • Business Grants guidance from Chorley Council is as follows

“We have announced that we’ll be offering advance payment to all the businesses eligible for the small and rural business grant funding (£10,000) and those in the retail, hospitality and leisure sector with property with a rateable value between £15,000 and £51,000 (£25,000) in line with what the Government has promised.

Please note that we will be contacting everyone who may be eligible directly by email or letter.

If you have not received an email or letter by Wednesday 1 April 2020, it’s worth checking your email spam folder in case an email is in there, we advise that you check the eligibility criteria on the Government website HERE

If you think that you are eligible and have taken the above steps then please email your name, business name, business address and phone number to the following email address so we can look into this for you:   ”

With our very best wishes

John Goulding & Co and R P Smith & Co 


01257 263015/260366 for the Chorley office

01925 633137 for Warrington

01204 534421 for Bolton

Working with you

Whether you're starting from scratch or have been in business for years you'll benefit from working with R P Smith & Co advice on how to take you to the next level.


About us

We work closely with our clients and act for a broad range of business....


Get in touch

Simple way to contact us. Just fill in a simple form.


Our services

Find out details about what we can do
for you.