Christmas Gift Voucher Scheme 2023 Business Application
Frodsham pubs, establishments that provide meals and independent local shops are encouraged to support the scheme and accept the £15 vouchers in exchange for goods and services. Participating businesses will be asked to display publicity material and supply resident application forms to their eligible customers.
Please submit your application by Friday 20 October 2023
Frodsham Gift Voucher Scheme Rules
- At 31 January 2024 the applicant must be 70 years of age or older.
- The applicant must be resident within the town boundaries of Frodsham.
- Frodsham Town Council (FTC) may make checks to confirm the validity of certain applications and reserves the right to require proof of age and residency to support any application.
- FTC reserves the right to refuse to issue a voucher to anyone for any reason where they believe that it is necessary to preserve the integrity of the scheme.
- FTC’s responsibility is to issue the voucher only. It is a matter for the local businesses, groups and societies whether they will accept them.
- FTC aims to issue vouchers to residents by the end of November 2023. All vouchers expire on 31 January 2024 whether or not they have been presented.
- The vouchers cannot be exchanged for money by any applicant.
- Businesses wishing to receive interim BACS payments before the end date may submit claims at the end of December and at the end of January. FTC aims to process those claims within 14 days.
- All businesses, groups and societies must present the vouchers to FTC for payment by 28 February 2024. Payments by FTC will be made by BACS to those with valid claims on or before 31 March 2024.
- FTC will use the information supplied solely for efficiently managing the gift voucher scheme. Information will be stored in accordance with FTC’s General Privacy Notice (available at www.frodsham.gov.uk or from the FTC Office) and not passed to any other organisation or individual, except to publicise the businesses where vouchers can be redeemed.
- Businesses are free to withdraw from the scheme at any time but must notify FTC of their withdrawal and agree to prominently display a poster supplied by FTC stating that vouchers can no longer be accepted. FTC also reserves the right to publicise the business’s withdrawal, to ensure that voucher holders are aware of changes to any published list.
- Businesses participating in the scheme are required to hold a stock of resident application forms and publicise the scheme to their supporters.