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21/01/2022- Omicron Hospitality and Leisure grant to open Friday 21st January 2022

On 21 December 2021, Government announced the introduction of grant support for business rate payers in the hospitality and leisure sectors.

The scheme provides support to hospitality, leisure and accommodation businesses, in recognition that the rise of the Omicron COVID variant means that some businesses are likely to experience reduced trade.

In order to comply with the Governments requirements for this funding there is a limited time to submit applications and for the Council to determine if a grant should be paid. Therefore, potential applicants are advised to read the guidance below carefully and to provide all the required information by the deadline. Incomplete or inaccurate applications will be rejected, and businesses may miss out on funding. The Council does not have any discretion over the deadlines imposed by the Government.

How much funding will be provided to businesses?

The Omicron Hospitality and Leisure Grant scheme is a one-off grant for businesses on the ratings list only.

To apply click here