Halton Borough Trading Standards has been made aware of a Business Grants scam currently circulating within the Borough. If you know any businesses within Halton, then please pass the message below on to them. (see attachment)

Halton Borough Council will not contact you by phone/ text to ask about Business Grant applications. Any contact will be made via email from an account ending in .halton.gov.uk

If you or somebody you know has been caught out by a scam or fraud please contact one of our specialist officers, Linda or Sue on 0151 511 8785 or 0151 511 8775, who are already working with people in Halton who have lost thousands of pounds to scams.

If you need advice on anything else please contact the Citizens Advice Consumer Helpline or 0808 223 113