New round of business grants announced by Government – 21 December 2021

Yesterday (21 December) the Government announced a package of support for hospitality and leisure businesses that are losing trade because of the Omicron variant, as well as a new discretionary Additional Restrictions Grant (ARG) scheme to support other businesses, based on local economic need.

These schemes will be administered by local authorities.

Eden District Council is currently awaiting guidance and information about eligibility from the Government and will have an application process set up as soon as possible.

Please keep checking our website for the latest developments at: www.eden.gov.uk/coronavirus-covid-19/business-support-grants/

You can read the Government’s announcement at: www.gov.uk/government/news/1-billion-in-support-for-businesses-most-impacted-by-omicron-across-the-uk

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