Self-Employment Income Support Scheme – second grant

If you’re self-employed or a member of a partnership and have been adversely affected by coronavirus (COVID-19), you may be able to claim a grant through the Government’s Self-Employment Income Support Scheme.

Applications for the second and final grant are now open if your business has been adversely affected on or after 14 July 2020. All of the following must apply:

  • you traded in the tax year 2018 to 2019 and submitted your Self Assessment tax return on or before 23 April 2020 for that year
  • you traded in the tax year 2019 to 2020
  • you intend to continue to trade in the tax year 2020 to 2021.

Claims for the second grant must be made on or before 19 October 2020.