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
A Worcestershire contractor has secured a funding boost to relieve its cash flow situation after several projects were delayed due to the coronavirus pandemic. Britannia Site Solutions has received a funding boost via CBILS after it suspended work on all construction...
Never has cash been more important to SMEs than during the current disruption caused by the Coronavirus pandemic. Due to this, forecasting and continually updating cash flow information is crucial. Forecasting is not only important to support any funding applications...
We work with many local businesses in the Farming and Agritech sector, which is vital to our local economy. Coronavirus is impacting our local farming and agriculture businesses, but there are ways that we can help. One of them is a new ‘Pick for Britain’ campaign...
The government’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme has been extended until the end of June to continue to ensure the protection of jobs across the UK. With social distancing measures continuing across the UK, the government announced the extension of the furlough...
The government today launched the Coronavirus Large Business Interruption Loan Scheme, complementing the existing support that includes the Covid Corporate Financing Facility and the Coronavirus Business Interuption Scheme. At a press conference last Thursday (16...
The COVID-19 pandemic is affecting everyone nationally. Leaving many people not able to work from home and jobs disappearing leaving households without a stable income. On the other side, some employers are struggling to find people to fill vacancies. ‘Worcestershire...
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