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
We have all seen and heard some amazing stories of how people and organisations are supporting the NHS, by supplying equipment, food, supplies and many other things that are needed in this extraordinary and troubling time. Locally, we have been able to link up...
BCRS Business Loans has gone live with the new Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) as part of its commitment to supporting businesses in the West Midlands that have been affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. The alternative lender became a delivery...
“Making Connections” is a new series of podcasts and videos to support businesses in Worcestershire launched by the Worcestershire Local Enterprise Partnership (WLEP). Watch the below episode, featuring WLEP Chief Executive, Gary Woodman, and Director of Operations,...
Government announces £20 million funding for businesses to help boost the UK's resilience to the long-term impact of the coronavirus and other similar situations in the future (Friday 3 April). Grants of up to £50,000 will be available to technology and...
CORONAVIRUS BUSINESS INTERRUPTION LOAN SCHEME EXPANDED TO BENEFIT MORE SMALLER BUSINESSES ACROSS THE UK
Personal guarantees cannot be taken for any facilities below £250k Insufficient security no longer a condition to access the scheme Personal guarantees may be required for facilities above £250k but capped at 20% of the outstanding balance after business asset...
The Worcestershire Growth Hub would like to hear from businesses in the area on the effects the coronavirus has had on business. Please take a moment to complete our brief survey. Your information will assist us in informing government on how Worcestershire...
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