The information provided on your application will be processed in accordance with the requirements of the Data Protection Act 2018. It will be treated as confidential and used in the assessment of the COVID-19 related business grants and the administration of National Non-Domestic Rates.
St Helens Borough Council has a duty to protect public funds and to prevent and investigate allegations of fraud and error. The Council participates in fraud initiatives, including the National Fraud Initiative.
We will share information from the application form with the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) for statistical and grant assurance purposes and HM Revenue and Customs for tax purposes. We may also disclose information to other bodies, including other billing authorities and government departments, where it is allowed by law or where you have given consent.