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Discretionary rate relief - not for profit organisations


Business Grants

Omicron Hospitality and Leisure Grant


The scheme CLOSED on 18th March 2022 and all final payments will be made and dispersed to recipients by 31 March 2022.


On 21 December 2021, Government announced the introduction of grant support for hospitality and leisure businesses in England who have been impacted by coronavirus restrictions and the rise of the Omicron variant.


One off grants up to £6,000 will be paid to hospitality, leisure and accommodation businesses in England occupying hereditaments appearing on the local rating list only 


  • Hospitality definition: a business whose main function is to provide a venue for the consumption and sale of food and drink


  • Leisure definition: a business that provides opportunities, experiences and facilities, in particular for culture, recreation, entertainment, celebratory events, days and nights out, betting and gaming


  • Accommodation definition: a business whose main lodging provision is used for holiday, travel and other purposes.



Rateable Value

Grant Amount

£1 to £15,000


£15,001 to £50,999


Over £51,000




COVID-19 business grant funding schemes: guidance for local authorities - GOV.UK




This relief is at the discretion of the local authority and partially funded by council tax charge payers. The interests of those charge payers must therefore be taken into consideration when assessing an application for any relief.

To make an application for discretionary rate relief, please write Stroud District Council, Business Rates Department giving the following information about your organisation:

  • Who you are
  • What you do
  • How you benefit the local community
  • Please include detailed accounts


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