Omicron Hospitality & Leisure Grant – Islington Council opens applications process

20 Jan 2022 – On the 21 December 2021, the Chancellor of the Exchequer announced the Omicron Hospitality & Leisure Grant for eligible businesses in the hospitality and leisure sectors. Under the terms of the scheme business will be provided with a one-off grant, with the amount determined by rateable value:

  • Heraditament with rateable value of £15,000 or less = £2,667
  • Heraditament with rateable value of more than £15,000 and or less than £51,000 = £4,000
  • Heraditament with rateable value over £51,000 = £6,000

Islington Council has now opened the application process for this Grant. The Council has written to all businesses that it believes are eligible, inviting them to make a claim.

PLEASE NOTE: Any business that is eligible for the Grant MUST still complete an Application Form and return it to the Council no later than Friday 4 February. 

The Application Form (which contains detailed guidance) can be accessed HERE.

Before applying for the new Grant, it is important to ensure that your business meets the eligibility criteria for this scheme.