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Awards such as Discretionary Relief are required to comply with the European Union State Aid De Minimis
State Aid refers to forms of assistance from a public body, or publicly funded body, given to selected business
undertakings (any business or other body that puts goods or services on the given market) that have the
potential to distort competition and affect trade between member states of the European Union. Details
available at: www.gov.uk/state-aid.
European Union state aid rules generally don’t allow government subsidies to businesses. Relief from taxes,
including business rates, can in some cases constitute state aid. However, there is a general exception from
the state aid rules, where the aid is below a ‘de minimis’ level. The de minimis level is usually €200,000 to any
one business over any three-year period but for the purposes of this grant, the limit has been increased to
You must tell us if you will exceed this limit.
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