Issue details

Omicron Hospitality and Leisure Grants Support Policy

This is a new business support grant scheme that has been created following government announcements of additional funding to be distributed to eligible businesses by local authorities, in light of the Omicron variant.


The policy also provides an update in relation to the Additional Restrictions Grant (ARG) to support businesses who are not eligible for the main Omicron grant scheme.


To approve the update to the Omicron Hospitality and Leisure Grants Support policy as detailed within the ‘Subject Matter’ box above.


This policy has been developed following guidance from Government and in consultation with the Lead Cabinet Officer for Business Recovery and Skills.


Decision type: Non-key

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 14/01/2022

Decision due: 14 January 2022 by Chief Executive

Lead member: Leader of Council

Lead director: Chief Executive

Department: Chief Executive's Services

Contact: Tracey Brockman, Development Support Officer Email:


Lead Cabinet Member for Business Recovery, Business Development Team Leader, Head of Finance.