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COVID-19 business support: Omicron Hospitality and Leisure Grant

On 21 December 2021, the Chancellor of the Exchequer announced a package of financial support for businesses affected by the spread of the COVID-19 Omicron variant.

The package includes one-off grants of up to £6,000 for rate-paying businesses in the hospitality and leisure sectors (the Omicron Hospitality and Leisure Grant) and £102 million of funding made available through the Additional Restrictions Grant scheme.

Is your business eligible?

To be eligible to claim your business must:

  • occupy the property on which it pays business rates
  • have been open as usual and providing in-person services to customers from your business premises on 30 December 2021
  • be in the hospitality, leisure and accommodation sectors

Eligible businesses will receive the following one-off payment:

Rateable valueGrant payment
£15k or less                  £2667
£15,001 – £50,999             £4000
£51k and above£6000

Regarding the COVID-19 Additional Relief Fund (CARF), also recently announced, London Borough of Southwark will be creating a policy and more details will be made available at a later date in their website.

For further resources and information, visit COVID-19 information for Southwark businesses and employees

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