West Berkshire Allocated Funds for Omicron Fund and Workforce Recruitment and Retention Round 2 Grants

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Dear West Berkshire Council,

I am writing to request information for the below queries in regards to the Omicron Funding Grant and the Workforce Recruitment and Retention Fund (Round 2) for West Berkshire area

How much did West Berkshire receive from Omicron fund? (Amount)
How much of the received Omicron funding was distributed to providers? (Amount)
Which providers in your local authority area received funding from the Omicron grant?
What criteria was used to allocate Omicron fund to providers?
What was the formular used to calculate the allocated Omicron fund to each provider?
If the full amount was not distributed to providers, what was the retained funds spent on by the Local Authority?

How much did West Berkshire receive from the Workforce Recruitment and Retention fund? (Amount)
How much of the received Workforce Recruitment and Retention funding was distributed to providers? (Amount)
Which providers in your local authority area received funding from the Workforce Recruitment and Retention grant?
What criteria was used to allocate Workforce Recruitment and Retention fund to providers?
What was the formular used to calculate the allocated Workforce Recruitment and Retention fund to each provider?
If the full amount was not distributed to providers, what was the retained funds spent on by the Local Authority?

Yours faithfully,

Hayley Holland

foi, West Berkshire Council

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FoI/2022/205 - 24.02 Holland

Dear Hayley Holland,

 

Request for information: West Berkshire Allocated Funds for Omicron Fund
and Workforce Recruitment and Retention Round 2 Grants‚Äč

 

Thank you for your request received 24/02/2022; we would normally seek to
respond within twenty working days, please get in contact if you have any
further queries.

 

Yours sincerely,

Jake Bushell

Information & Governance Administrator ‚Äď Planning & Governance

Legal & Democratic Services, West Berkshire Council, Market Street,
Newbury RG14 5LD

DX30825 Newbury

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From: Hayley Holland <[FOI #836434 email]>
Sent: 24 February 2022 09:13
To: foi
Subject: Freedom of Information request - West Berkshire Allocated Funds
for Omicron Fund and Workforce Recruitment and Retention Round 2 Grants
 
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Dear West Berkshire Council,

I am writing to request information for the below queries in regards to
the Omicron Funding Grant and the Workforce Recruitment and Retention Fund
(Round 2) for West Berkshire area

How much did West Berkshire receive from Omicron fund? (Amount)
How much of the received Omicron funding was distributed to providers?
(Amount)
Which providers in your local authority area received funding from the
Omicron grant?
What criteria was used to allocate Omicron fund to providers?
What was the formular used to calculate the allocated Omicron fund to each
provider?
If the full amount was not distributed to providers, what was the retained
funds spent on by the Local Authority?

How much did West Berkshire receive from the Workforce Recruitment and
Retention fund? (Amount)
How much of the received Workforce Recruitment and Retention funding was
distributed to providers? (Amount)
Which providers in your local authority area received funding from the
Workforce Recruitment and Retention grant?
What criteria was used to allocate Workforce Recruitment and Retention
fund to providers?
What was the formular used to calculate the allocated Workforce
Recruitment and Retention fund to each provider?
If the full amount was not distributed to providers, what was the retained
funds spent on by the Local Authority?

Yours faithfully,

Hayley Holland

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foi, West Berkshire Council

Good afternoon,

‚ÄčCan we please get some clarification and can you¬†confirm whether the
Omicron grant you are referring to is the ASC Omicron Support Fund, or the
Hospitality & Leisure grant which is being distributed to businesses?

Thank you,

Jake.

Jake Bushell

Information & Governance Administrator ‚Äď Planning & Governance

Legal & Democratic Services, West Berkshire Council, Market Street,
Newbury RG14 5LD

DX30825 Newbury

(01635) 503869  | [1][West Berkshire Council request email]
[2]www.westberks.gov.uk

 

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Dear foi,

Yes i am referring to the ASC Omicron funds

Yours sincerely,

Hayley Holland

foi, West Berkshire Council

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Dear Hayley Holland,

 

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Jake Bushell

Information & Governance Administrator ‚Äď Planning & Governance

Legal & Democratic Services, West Berkshire Council, Market Street,
Newbury RG14 5LD

DX30825 Newbury

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From: Hayley Holland <[FOI #836434 email]>
Sent: 24 February 2022 09:13
To: foi
Subject: Freedom of Information request - West Berkshire Allocated Funds
for Omicron Fund and Workforce Recruitment and Retention Round 2 Grants
 
This is an EXTERNAL EMAIL. STOP. THINK before you CLICK links or OPEN
attachments.

Dear West Berkshire Council,

I am writing to request information for the below queries in regards to
the Omicron Funding Grant and the Workforce Recruitment and Retention Fund
(Round 2) for West Berkshire area

How much did West Berkshire receive from Omicron fund?
(Amount) £125,224.00
How much of the received Omicron funding was distributed to providers?
(Amount) The Grant can be carried into next financial year, therefore this
cannot be answered at the current time.
Which providers in your local authority area received funding from the
Omicron grant?  The Grant can be carried into next financial year,
therefore this cannot be answered at the current time.
What criteria was used to allocate Omicron fund to providers? The grants
were at each Local Authorities discretion based against the needs of each
local authority, For West Berkshire the money was focussed on Dom-Care,
Elderly Nursing Care Home
What was the formular used to calculate the allocated Omicron fund to each
provider? Capacity Tracker to ensure fairness based against the service
provision and the clients each provider has.
If the full amount was not distributed to providers, what was the retained
funds spent on by the Local Authority? The Grant can be carried into next
financial year, therefore this cannot be answered at the current time.
How much did West Berkshire receive from the Workforce Recruitment and
Retention fund? (Amount) £626,122.00
How much of the received Workforce Recruitment and Retention funding was
distributed to providers? (Amount) The Grant can be used until 31/03/2022,
therefore this cannot be answered at the current time.
Which providers in your local authority area received funding from the
Workforce Recruitment and Retention grant? The Grant can be used until
31/03/2022, therefore this cannot be answered at the current time.
What criteria was used to allocate Workforce Recruitment and Retention
fund to providers? The grants were at each Local Authorities discretion
based against the needs of each local authority, For West Berkshire the
money was focussed on Dom-Care, Elderly Nursing Care Home
What was the formular used to calculate the allocated Workforce
Recruitment and Retention fund to each provider? Capacity Tracker to
ensure fairness based against the service provision and the clients each
provider has.
If the full amount was not distributed to providers, what was the retained
funds spent on by the Local Authority? The Grant can be used until
31/03/2022, therefore this cannot be answered at the current time.‚Äč
Yours faithfully,

Hayley Holland

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