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
Innovate UK, part of UK Research and Innovation, has today (Saturday 27June) launched a new fund to help cutting-edge companies of all sizes recover, grow, and drive a re-building economy. The £191 million fund will also support new green innovations, unleashing the...
"Building resilience for sustainable economic impact" by Dr Clive Hickman, CEO, Manufacturing Technology Centre, and head of the Midlands Manufacturing Resilience Commission "For centuries the Midlands has been at the heart of manufacturing in the UK. Household names...
Businesses in Worcestershire are being warned they will face severe financial penalties if they try to step outside the Government’s furlough scheme. Leading employment lawyer Sally Morris said there has been a rise in calls to the employment team at mfg Solicitors...
This week has seen some important news for the country with the announcement of social distancing being relaxed. This now means that many organisations can now plan to return to operation from 4 July. If any businesses are looking for support, funding or guidance...
The Low Carbon Opportunities Programme (LOCOP) have contracted Briar Associates to support Worcestershire businesses to consider and install Renewable Energy such as Solar PV, Geothermal heat systems, Biomass boilers, Air, Ground or Water Source Heat Pumps. Our aim is...
As we enter June, we are seeing many businesses restarting and people are coming back to the workplace, but it is important that organisations follow the latest Government guidelines on how to operate with customer and staff safety at the forefront. All this...
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