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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




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  • The address of the business property you are occupying
  • Your company name and if a limited company, the company registration number and registered office address
  • Your contact details, (address, phone numbers and email address)
  • Your legal interest in the property, for example, freeholder, leaseholder, tenant and the date this interest started
  • If you are leasing or renting the property, your landlord's details
  • The date you started trading
  • The date you occupied the property

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