East Riding Of Yorkshire Council Latest Business Support Update - 7/9/20

East Riding Of Yorkshire Council Latest Business Support Update - 7/9/20

East Riding Of Yorkshire Council are pleased to provide our latest Covid-19 business support update. If you have any comments about their weekly updates, they would be really grateful to receive them. This will provide us with some feedback about how useful the weekly emails are and help with future plans for the updates and/or a regular newsletter. Please reply to this email with any comments or suggestions.

Learn the Secrets of Successful Bidding Workshop
The workshop is aimed at SMEs looking to diversify into new sectors or gain more business in a particular sector. With additional focus on COVID-19’s impacts on procurement and tender processes, it will also suit businesses intending to bid for contracts as part of their COVID-19 bounce-back strategy:

PAPI Online Innovation Workshop - 8th October
Providing you with tools and insight in to innovation techniques and what you can do within your business to manage the current covid-19 crisis:

Kickstart Scheme
As part of the government’s Plan for Jobs, a new £2 billion Kickstart Scheme will create hundreds of thousands of new, fully subsidised jobs for young people across the country:

COVID-19: guidance for food businesses
Advice for food businesses in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in the UK:

A chance to contribute to the COVID-19 Collection in the East Riding
East Riding Archives are asking residents to share their memories of the COVID-19 lockdown period in a new COVID-19 collection, which will be preserved for the benefit of future generations:

Check if you can claim for your employees’ wages through the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme
Find out if you’re eligible and how much you can claim to cover wages for employees on temporary leave (‘furlough’) due to coronavirus (COVID-19):

HMRC issue briefing: how HMRC will continue to support customers and the economy
This briefing sets out how HMRC will continue to support customers and the economy over the coming months:

New payment for people self-isolating in highest risk areas
People on low incomes who need to self-isolate and are unable to work from home in areas with high incidence of COVID-19 will benefit from a new payment scheme:

Organisation testing registration: record of users
Guidance and spreadsheet to record the details of up to 50 people who you’ve tested for coronavirus on that day:

Coronavirus (COVID-19): information for farmers, landowners and rural businesses
The latest information for farmers, landowners and rural businesses during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak:

New virtual events programme to help you get back to business
Get set for the next stage of your exporting journey with the Grow Your Exports Programme. Delivered by the Department for International Trade (DIT) this programme of free online events is designed to give you the tools you need to strengthen your business after the impact of COVID-19 and help you plan for the future, your international business growth, and expansion into overseas markets:

Find out what support is available and gain expert advice by taking part in the online webinars provided by both local and national organisations:
Humber Business Growth Hub
The Growth Hub has a range of webinar events planned to help businesses through the Covid-19 pandemic.

Watch videos and register for the free webinars to learn more about the support available to help you deal with the economic impacts of coronavirus:

To keep up-to-date with the latest developments
You may wish to save the links below, which will provide useful information and updates:
East Riding of Yorkshire Council:https://www.eastriding.gov.uk/business/coronavirus-support-for-businesses/
HM Government Business Support: https://www.businesssupport.gov.uk/coronavirus-business-support/

Businesses across the East Riding looking for advice and guidance during the COVID-19 pandemic, or for any other general business support enquiries can contact our business support team. You can contact them by email: business.support@eastriding.gov.uk and they will respond as quickly as possible.