The Omicron Hospitality and Leisure Grant scheme is open for applications now! This grant is funded by the government to support businesses which have been most impacted by Omicron. This scheme is to support businesses that provide hospitality, leisure and accommodation services.

Eligible businesses include; cafes, pubs, restaurants, cinemas, clubs, museums, hotels, guest houses etc. Other examples of businesses that are eligible can be found online here – each application will be considered on an individual basis.

For businesses that offer services which fall into other categories, the application will be assessed against the category which makes up 50% of the overall income. Qualifying businesses must have been trading on 30 December 2021.

The grant that each organisation receives will depend on the rateable value of the business premises:

  • £15,000 or under will receive £2,667
  • £15,001 to £50,999 will receive £4,000
  • £51,000 or over will receive £6,000

You  can find the rateable value of your business premises by checking your latest business rates bill or by searching Liverpool’s online commercial premises register. Payments given under this scheme are taxable and may also depend on any financial assistance received as part of any previous Covid-19 business grants.

Applications for this grant close on Monday 28 February 2022.

Apply here:

https://apps.liverpool.gov.uk/lccforms/forms/apply-for-omicron-hospitality-leisure-grant

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