Issue details

Omicron Hospitality and Leisure Grant

The purpose of this report is to seek immediate approval to administer the Omicron Hospitality and Leisure Grant scheme
On 21 December 2021 the Government announced the introduction of grant support for hospitality, leisure and accommodation businesses in England with full guidance being issued on 30 December 2021. The scheme provides one off grant support in recognition of the impact on these businesses of the rise of the Omicron variant.
An application process for the grant must be carried out and will close on 28 February 2022 with all payments to eligible businesses made by 31 March 2022.

Decision type: Key

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 14/01/2022

Decision due: 11 Jan 2022 by Cabinet Member - Economic and Social Reform (Leader - Cllr Arooj Shah)

Lead member: Cabinet Member - Economic and Social Reform (Leader - Cllr Arooj Shah)

Contact: Caroline Lee, Head of Revenues, Benefits and Business Support Email: Caroline.Lee@Oldham.gov.uk Email: caroline.lee'oldham.gov.uk@oldham.gov.uk.

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