Video: Businesses encouraged to apply for Omicron Hospitality and Leisure grant

Published: Mon 17th January, 2022

  • Photo shows Cllr Rattray with Danny Harwood, landlord of the Swan Inn in Mountsorrel
    Photo shows Cllr Rattray with Danny Harwood, landlord of the Swan Inn in Mountsorrel

Cllr Shona Rattray, the Council's lead member for business support has filmed a short video encouraging eligible Charnwood businesses to apply for the Omicron Hospitality and Leisure grant scheme.

Applications opened last week and over 200 businesses have already applied. The one-off grant provides eligible firms with up to £6,000 in funding to help with the impact of the Omicron variant.

Grants are available to firms that have a business rates account as of Thursday December 30, 2021.

Visit the Omicron Hospitality and Leisure webpage for more information on eligibility criteria and details on how to apply.

Applications for the scheme close on February 14, 2022.