Further £1 Billion to Support Businesses Announced

Date Published : January 5, 2022
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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. 

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