An additional £1 billion has been pledged by UK Government to support those businesses most impacted by the Omicron variant.
The package includes:
- A one-off grant for businesses in the hospitality and leisure sectors in England. Grants will be up to £6,000 per premises and will be administered by local authorities.
- Over £100 million will top up the Additional Restrictions Grant Funding (ARG) to local authorities. The ARG support is provided to other businesses impacted by Omicron and is a discretionary fund.
Other support has also been announced including: the Statutory Sick Pay Rebate Scheme. Further information about support available for your business.