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
Could your business benefit from new talent with fresh ideas and up-to-date skills? In such uncertain times, many businesses have delayed investing in new staff who could help drive their business forward. In turn, this has left Worcestershire graduates facing...
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Worcestershire County Council are pleased to launch a series of webinars which will help SME's in the County benefit from and thrive in the Low Carbon Economy. Our Low Carbon Opportunities programme exists to provide direct support to SMEs through targeted and...
£20 million to improve small business leadership and problem-solving skills in the wake of coronavirus
The government has launched two new leadership programmes to help small business leaders grow their companies in the wake of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The government is investing £20 million to improve small business' management, productivity and...
HMRC has released further details of how jobs will be protected through the government’s new Job Retention Bonus. The Job Retention Bonus scheme, previously announced Chancellor Rishi Sunak as part of his Plan for Jobs last month, will see businesses receive a one-off...
Talented apprentices seeking Government-funded employer partners following record applications MTC Apprenticeships has seen a surge in applications from prospective apprentices, with more than 700 young people looking to join the award-winning programme. Now 135...
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