Omicron grants for hospitality & Leisure - update
The grant window for businesses in hospitality and leisure effected by the Omicron variant has now opened and can be applied for through your relevant local authority.
Note that the eligibility criteria this time is much narrower than previous grants, with several sectors/industries omitted.
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While not an exhaustive list, below are is a brief outline of the types of businesses that can potentially receive a grant (source https://www.doncaster.gov.uk/)
If unsure please check with the relevant Local Authority.
• Hospitality definition: a business whose main function is to provide a venue for the consumption and sale of food and drink
• Leisure definition: a business that provides opportunities, experiences and facilities, in particular for culture, recreation, entertainment, celebratory events, days and nights out, betting and gaming
• Accommodation definition: a business whose main lodging provision is used for holiday, travel and other purposes.
Below are types of businesses that are eligible under the sector thresholds for this scheme. This list is not exhaustive, but indicative of the types of businesses that can be supported under this scheme.
Public houses/pub restaurants
Casinos and gambling clubs
Museums and art galleries
Stately homes & historic houses
Zoos & safari parks
Arenas & Concert halls
Soft play centres or areas
Indoor riding centres
Clubs & institutions
Village halls & scout huts, cadet huts, etc.
Caravan and chalet parks, sites and pitches
Country house hotels
Holiday apartments, Cottages or bungalows
Canal boats or other vessels
Catered holiday homes