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Coronavirus Business Support and Advice

Additional Restrictions Grant (Omicron)

Additional Restrictions Grant (Omicron) scheme payments are for businesses operating/trading from properties located within the East Staffordshire Borough Council’s boundary, whether assessed for business rates or not, and which have been severely impacted by coronavirus restrictions and the rise of the Omicron variant.

Find out if you are eligible and submit an application.

Omicron - Business Support

East Staffordshire businesses impacted by the Omicron variant are being encouraged to contact East Staffordshire Borough Council following the announcement of a new grant scheme.

To apply, please go to the Omicron Hospitality and Leisure Grant page.

Although the scheme announced on Tuesday 21st December is targeted at leisure and hospitality premises, the Council will introduce a discretionary scheme to support other business types in East Staffordshire. Further details will be announced shortly, please keep you eye on this page.

With so much information out there accessing COVID-19 business recovery support can be overwhelming. Here we have provided links to the various support programmes available through Government.

If your business has been affected by the pandemic or you are unsure what support is available please get in touch with the Greater Birmingham and Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership’s Growth Hub for support and advice. Email info@gbslepgrowthhub.co.uk or call 0800 032 3488. You will speak to an accredited Business Adviser who can help you navigate the Government support packages, and identify what other business recovery programmes and funding you're eligible for.

You also use the Government's financial support finder.

Business Support Measures

A full range of business support measures have been made available to UK businesses. On the Government's financial support pages you can find information on: