08 Jan 2021

Deadline approaching to claim from self-employed grant scheme

The deadline for Bira members classed as self-employed to claim from a government grant scheme is looming.

Members have until January 29, 2021, to make a claim for the third Self-Employment Income Support Scheme.

To qualify, your business must have been impacted by coronavirus on or after November 1, 2020.

You can make a claim for the third grant if you’re eligible, even if you did not make a claim for the first or second.

You must meet all the eligibility criteria to claim the third grant. Make sure you check this before submitting your claim.

To make the claim, you will need your:

  • Self Assessment Unique Taxpayer Reference (UTR)
  • National Insurance number
  • Government Gateway user ID and password
  • UK bank details including account number, sort code, name on the account and address linked to the account

Only provide bank account details where a Bacs payment can be accepted.

You may also need to answer questions about your passport, driving licence or information held on your credit file.

The claim must be made between now and January 29, 2021.

Find out more, and apply, here

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