Self Employed Hardship Fund

The purpose of this fund is to provide hardship relief in the form of a £2,000 grant from the Scottish Government to newly self-employed individuals who have not been able to access support through other schemes or have exhausted all other avenues for business support. It is open to those who became self-employed on or after 6 April 2019 and who were actively trading up to March 2020.

To apply for the grant please follow the links below:

Guidance Notes 

Newly self-employed hardship fund: Frequently Asked Questions 

The  Business Response Hub has a team of advisers available to support with application queries and Business Enquiries between 9am-5pm Mon-Fri. 

01224 346 145 

You can find out the latest information on COVID-19 business support including further information relating to the Coronavirus Business Support Fund on the Invest Aberdeen website.

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