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Additional Restrictions Grant (ARG) – Wyre Licenced Taxi Drivers

Applications for this scheme have now closed.

Who is it for?

You may be eligible if:

  • You are a current Wyre Licenced Taxi Driver
  • Was licenced and trading on or before 30th December 2021

Who is it not for?

You will not be eligible if:

  • You have made a decision to cease trading at the current time and can’t demonstrate that you were trading at the end of December 2021

How much is the grant?


Beyond this point there is no guarantee of further rounds of ARG.

Processing your application

We aim to process applications as soon as possible, subject to applications being complete and all necessary evidence provided.

Applicants will receive an email confirming the outcome of their application.

Dependent on demand, we reserve the right to amend the level of grants as necessary. We also reserve the right to change the qualifying criteria at short notice to reflecting changing circumstances and demand on funds.

Payment will be made by bank transfer into the business bank account provided in the application form.

Application Closure Date 

The scheme has now closed.

Prevention of Fraud

We may use any information provided for the prevention and detection of fraud under section 68 of the Serious Crime Act 2007 as part of the Government’s commitment to preventing fraud. Section 68 enables us to disclose information for the purposes of preventing fraud. Therefore, any fraudulent cases may result in prosecution. Any applicant who is awarded a grant but subsequently found to be ineligible will have the grant withdrawn and reimbursement will be required.

The processing of personal data shared with us in any anti-fraud data matching exercise will be carried out with statutory authority under the powers vested in Part 6 of the "Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014". It does not require the consent of the individuals concerned under the Data Protection Act 2018. In addition, all data used and shared with external agencies including the Department of Work and Pensions, HMRC and the Her Majesty's Court Service etc. where relevant will be in accordance with the Data Protection Act 2018 and the GDPR.

Our privacy notice is available here

Please read the grant scheme outline before applying.