Councils complain about grants red tape

By Dan Peters | 15 February 2022

Frustrated councils are having to needlessly double check firms despite having repeatedly paid business grants to them, The MJ understands.

Local authorities have complained that being forced to carry out repeated checks on business grant applications they are confident are valid is unnecessary and leading to delays in paying out cash.

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