There is a range of support available to local businesses during the coronavirus pandemic.
Omicron Hospitality and Leisure Grant (OHLG)
A one-off payment of up to £6,000 for hospitality and leisure businesses, depending on the rateable value of their business premises. Applications close at midnight on Monday 28 February 2022.
Businesses eligible for the OHLG can also apply for an Additional Restrictions Grant.
Additional Restrictions Grant
One-off grants of up to £7,800 for businesses that can demonstrate a loss of income because of coronavirus. Applications close at midnight on Sunday 23 January 2022.
Financial support for businesses during coronavirus
Support is available for:
- paying your employees
- paying sick pay
- paying tax
- business rates relief
- support for the self-employed
- support for small and medium-sized businesses
- support for large businesses
- support for businesses during local lockdowns
Support from Solent LEP
Look after yourself
These are very stressful times for business owners, employees and those out of work. Please visit our mental health support page for links to organisations that may be able to help you.
If you would like further information on the schemes detailed above, you can contact the Economic Development team by email at firstname.lastname@example.org