Many local councils are bringing their application deadlines for the Omicron Hospitality and Leisure Grants forward to give them time to process and determine grants before the 28 February 2022. Check your local authority website.
If you are local to us, here in Derby, then you may be interested to know that Derby City Council suggests that they will open up applications for the Omicron Hospitality and Leisure Grant to eligible ratepaying businesses in those sectors from the beginning of next week.
Supplies made by the hospitality industry that have been subject to a 5% VAT rate since July 2020, will become liable to 12.5% VAT between 1 October 2021 and 31 March 2022.
The Chancellor has announced changes to the Winter Support Package, affecting the Job Support Scheme, Self Employed Income Support Scheme and business grants that improve the support available, particularly to businesses in High Alert areas.
A summary of the 5 additional Covid-19 restrictions announced by the Prime Minister today.
If your business sells food for immediate consumption on your premises, has a dining area for eat in meals and was registered as a food business with your Local Authority on or before 7 July, you can register to participate in the Eat Out to Help Out scheme from 13 July.