Islington Omicron Additional Restrictions Grant Fund

4 Feb 2022 – Islington Council has announced that it will be opening the application process on Monday 7 February at 2pm for eligible businesses to claim a grant from the Omicron Additional Restrictions Grant (OARG) Fund.

On the 21 December 2021, the Chancellor of the Exchequer announced the Omicron Additional Restrictions Grant Fund for businesses which have been severely affected by the Omicron variant.

Islington Council was allocated £907,000 from this Fund to distribute to businesses and has announced that it will be opening its application portal on Monday 7 February at 2pm. The application process will remain open until Monday 21 February 2022 or until the Fund is exhausted.

Eligible business types for this Fund include (but are not limited to) hospitality business that were not eligible for the Omicron Hospitality & Leisure Grant – (i.e. takeaways, theatres, suppliers), personal care (i.e. hair and beauty salons), events operators and English language schools.

Full details of the Grant including eligibility criteria, information required for submission and application process is available HERE.

PLEASE NOTE: It is vital to ensure that your business meets the eligibility criteria for this scheme and that you provide all of the required information when making your application.