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-based supplier of modular retail units has secured a funding boost to fulfil orders and safeguard 15 jobs during the period of interruption caused by the coronavirus. Rapid Retail secured a £98,000 investment from BCRS Business Loans through the...
Communities that depend on tourism will receive a major boost from a new £10 million Kick-starting Tourism Package. Communities that depend on tourism will receive a major boost from a new £10 million Kick-starting Tourism Package, the Minister for Regional Growth and...
More start-ups and innovative firms will be able to apply for investment from the government’s Future Fund from today (Tuesday 30 June). companies which have participated in accelerator programmes now eligible for the popular scheme more than 320 early-stage,...
Businesses in Greater Birmingham are invited to apply for funding as part of a newly launched grant programme. The scheme is designed to help organisations adapt their business models in reaction to the changing economic climate caused by Covid-19. The £2 million...
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...
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