Dear Sutton Borough Council,

Hope you are well?

I would like to request information about your business grants. What business grants do you offer to local start-ups/small businesses? What is the allowance per business in 2019 and what will be the allowance in 2020?

Also, if possible, do you have information about how much you have given (grants) to local businesses in the past 5 years in your area?

Yours faithfully,

Louise Lea

LBS FOI, Sutton Borough Council

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Customer Service Team

The Royal Borough of Kingston 

London Borough of Sutton 

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Customer Care Team, Sutton Borough Council

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Reference: FOI-150740612
Date of request: 16/10/2019
Title of request: Business Grants

Dear Louise Lea,

I acknowledge your information request.

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Yours sincerely,

Customer Care Team

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Dear Customer Care Team,

I wanted to follow up with you on the below request.

Thank you in advance.

Yours sincerely,

Louise Lea

LBS FOI, Sutton Borough Council

Thank you for your email, we will respond to your request within 20 working days.

If you are making a Freedom of Information (FOI) request you are now able to request via our [1]website

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Kind Regards 

Customer Service Team

The Royal Borough of Kingston 

London Borough of Sutton 

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LBS FOI, Sutton Borough Council

Dear Ms Lea, 
Please accept our apologies for any delay this may have caused, I have
chased this with the relevant service in order for them to provide you
with a response ASAP. 
Please let us know if you need further information. 
Kind regards, 
Abbas Mohammed
Customer Service Advisor

Customer Services
Civic Offices
St. Nicholas Way, Sutton SM1 1EA

T: 020 8770 5000

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Customer Care Team, Sutton Borough Council

Reference: FOI-150740612
Date of request: 2019-10-16 11:22:07
Title of request: Business Grants

Dear Louise Lea,

Thank you for your information request. We have processed this request
under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.
You asked -
What business grants do you offer to local start-ups/small businesses?
- None
What is the allowance per business in 2019 and what will be the allowance
in 2020? - N/A 
Also, if possible, do you have information about how much you have given
(grants) to local businesses in the past 5 years in your area? - None

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Enquiry line: 0303 123 1113

Yours sincerely,

Customer Care Team

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