The Scottish Government has announced further details of the Business Ventilation Fund which will provide funding to help small and medium sized businesses improve their ventilation, and help reduce the spread of COVID-19.
Businesses can claim up to £2,500 per eligible premises to recover the costs of carrying out work to improve ventilation and air quality.
This could include:
- installing of carbon dioxide monitors
- repairs to windows and vents
Support will initially target high-risk settings where people come into close contact, such as restaurants, bars and gyms. The Business Ventilation Fund will open to applications during the week beginning 22nd November.
Businesses can apply to the fund through the Find Business Support website.
The total funding package is worth £25 million and was announced by the First Minister in September.