Taxi drivers licensed by Doncaster Council can now apply for a small business support grant to assist them financially during the coronavirus pandemic.
To support taxi drivers within South Yorkshire who have suffered loss of income due to local and national restrictions which has had an impact on their trade, any taxi driver licensed by Doncaster Council as of 14 October 2020, will be able to apply for a one-off payment of £500. This payment will be made from the £30m funding provided to Sheffield City Region to support the region's businesses.
In order to be eligible for a grant payment, the licensed taxi driver must:
- Be registered as a licensed taxi driver with Doncaster Council on 14 October 2020
- Operate as a licensed taxi drivers in the South Yorkshire area
- The bank account details provided for payment must belong to the applicant licensed taxi driver - payments will not be made to a 3rd party bank account
To apply please visit : https://www.doncaster.gov.uk/services/business-investment/covid-19-local-restrictions-business-support-grants