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
West Midlands businesses are being urged to take part in a survey to inform local Growth Hubs on the challenges facing businesses in the area and to help shape the business support provision throughout the region. The business trends survey, being held by Growth Hubs...
UK registered businesses can apply for a share of up to £26 million for new projects focusing on sustainable economic recovery from COVID-19. This funding is from Innovate UK. Competition opens: Tuesday 28 July 2020 Competition closes: Wednesday 2 September 2020...
In a joint initiative with West Midlands Growth Hubs, Worcestershire Business Central is hosting a FREE webinar, with Philip King, the Small Business Commissioner. The webinar, taking place on 6 August 2020, will offer businesses the opportunity to find out what FREE...
A Redditch-based scaffolding contractor has secured a funding boost to support its cash flow after building sites across the UK closed due to the coronavirus. Portway Scaffolding secured £100k from BCRS Business Loans via the Midlands Engine Investment Fund (MEIF)...
A new programme designed to help Worcestershire businesses get back on track after the Coronavirus lockdown is being launched. Here2Help Business launches this week. It will provide financial support and consultancy advice to help kickstart the local economy....
Worcestershire Business Central has a new look. The local Growth Hub has now aligned with the One Worcestershire brand, further harnessing its place in the Worcestershire business community. The Growth Hub will still be offering the same FREE services; leading the way...
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