Covid-19: Restart & Recovery
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During these unprecedented times Worcestershire Business Central is on hand to support any concerns your business may have regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and the affect it may have on your business. Our Business Engagement team are here to help navigate you to the latest government support and information.
Winter Economy Plan
On 24 September 2020, Rishi Sunak, presented the Winter Economy Plan, outlining how the government will support jobs and the economy over the coming months.
BUSINESS SUPPORT & FUNDING
Find information on the central government support & funding.
LOCAL BUSINESS SUPPORT
Find the business support available in your district.
Worcestershire County Council has launched a new £3m programme to assist local businesses to recover, adapt, develop and support future resilience as lockdown measures reduce.
PEOPLE & WORKPLACE
Government guidance to help employers, employees and the self-employed understand how to work safely during the coronavirus pandemic.
CAN YOU OFFER HELP?
Are you able to offer coronavirus (COVID-19) support from your business? Please follow the link below to find out how you can offer support.
To support the restart & recovery of businesses in Worcestershire, there are a variety of support webinars available.
West Midlands businesses are being urged to take part in a survey to inform local Growth Hubs on the challenges facing business.
PICK FOR BRITAIN
Looking to work on a UK Fruit & Veg farm? From pickers and packers, to plant husbandry and tractor or forklift drivers, there are a wide range of roles available.
WORCESTERSHIRE JOBS MATCH
In response to the recruitment challenges being faced by businesses during the Coronavirus pandemic, Worcestershire Local Enterprise Partnership (WLEP) is working with partners to deliver Worcestershire Jobs Match.
Elevate can help you emerge from the impact of Covid-19 not just stable but prepared for a positive future. With the benefit of expert advice and support your business may not just restart but be on a path to future growth.
Latest news updates
If you have a business rates account, and your business has been forced to close, you may be able to apply for the Local Restrictions Support Grant. The Government is giving councils in England funding to provide grant support payments to businesses with a business...
The five-month extension of the government’s furlough scheme will protect thousands of jobs across Worcestershire, one of the county’s leading accountants has said. Alistair Hayward-Wright has praised the decision by Chancellor Rishi Sunak to keep the furlough...
90% of business owners found the support of like-minded professionals instrumental during the first COVID-19 lockdown, according to new research by leading business support provider, BizSmart®. The research, which surveyed business owners from across the...
Chancellor's announcement on Business Support Yesterday the Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak announced increased support for businesses across the UK (full details of the Chancellor's statement available here) which includes the following: the furlough scheme...
Today's COVID-19 Bulletin covers the new national restrictions which come into place on Thursday 5 November. On Saturday the Prime Minister gave a speech and tweeted that everyone must stay at home, and may leave only for a limited set of reasons. These include: For...
The UK Government's Job Support Scheme (JSS) is being further expanded to support businesses across the UK that are impacted by coronavirus restrictions. When originally announced, the JSS - which will come into effect on 1 November - saw employers paying a third of...
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