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Omicron Hospitality and Leisure Grant Form

Details of Applicant

Your business rates account number can be found on your latest bill, is seven digits long, and starts with a 7. If you do not have a business rates account number then we will be unable to provide support to you under this fund, please see our ARG scheme for further information. Please email businessgrants@ashford.gov.uk if you are unable to provide your account number along with your business name, business address and identifying data. Failure to provide your correct account number will slow down your application.
Please provide your title
Please provide your surname
Please provide your first name
Please provide any middle name(s)
Please provide a contact telephone number
Please provide a contact email address

Details of Business

Please provide the name of your business
If different to your business name, please provide your registered company name as it appears on Companies House.
If applicable, please provide your Companies House reference number.
If applicable, please provide your registered charity number.
If applicable, please provide your VAT Registration Number.
Please provide the date the business was established.
For example, restaurant, B&B, village hall, etc.

Business Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for the grant your business must be:

  • Your business must be the ratepayer of the premises on 30 December 2021
  • The property must be in the rating list on 30 December 2021
  • The business must have been trading on 30 December 2021
  • The business must offer in-person services, where the main service and activity takes place in the fixed business rates paying premises
  • Your main service must fall into one of the Hospitality, Leisure or Accommodation sectors
  • Not be in administration, insolvent or subject to a striking-off notice.

Please tick this box to confirm that these statements are true.

Business Bank Details

Please provide the name of your bank.
Please note this is the name on the account, not the name of the bank.
Please only write the numbers in here, for example: 000000

Supporting Documentation

Please provide a copy of your business bank account statement giving details of your business address and business bank account details. Transactions can be blanked out.

If you are filling in this form from your smartphone or tablet, and you want to take a picture of your evidence, select the "browse files" link. This will give you the option to take a new photo and upload it to this form.

Selected files:

Subsidy Allowance

GDPR Statement

The personal information and business details that you have provided will be used to process the Omicron Hospitality and Leisure Grant Scheme. We will use your information to contact you in relation to the Omicron Hospitality and Leisure Grant Scheme. Your personal information will only be used for this purpose.

As part of the application process, we may need to check any data you provide us against other information that we hold about you. We may also receive information from other parties or organisations, or share your data with them to check the accuracy of records. This will enable us to prevent or detect crime, or to protect public funds in other ways where the law allows.

As part of the reporting process back to the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), we will need to provide details of the business address, size and category as well as a contact email address. The information will be used by the Government for monitoring and evaluation purposes, as well as for prevention and detection of fraud and/or other criminal activities and for suspension and/or recovery of the grant where necessary. The Government may share information for the purpose of counter fraud activity and debt recovery with other government departments, agencies and/or local authorities.

All data will be stored and processed in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and Data Protection Act 2018.

To find out more about how Ashford Borough Council protects and respects your privacy, please see our privacy pages.


By writing my name below I confirm the following statements:

  • I confirm the above information is correct to the best of my knowledge.
  • I understand that if this form is not filled in correctly and/or the evidence I have submitted does not match the information in the form this may cause a delay or even exclusion from the Omicron Hospitality and Leisure Grant.
  • If I have given information in this application that I know to be false, I understand that Ashford Borough Council may take action against me. This may be court action.

Please provide your name.
Please provide today's date.