Latest Business Support From East Riding Of Yorkshire Council - 2/11/20
East Riding Of Yorkshire Coouncil are pleased to provide their latest Covid-19 business support update.
Council response to Government’s COVID-19 lockdown announcement.
As of Saturday 31 October the East Riding has moved into local alert level 2 (High) with regards to COVID-19.
This means that additional restrictions, such as no indoor mixing of different households, are now in place.
On Saturday evening (31st October) the Prime Minister announced that, subject to Parliamentary approval, from Thursday, 5 November, there will be a month-long lockdown in England, with tighter restrictions in place including:
• Working from home, where it is possible to do so
• Only leaving home for specific reasons, such as shopping for essential items or taking exercise. Those who cannot work from home can travel for work
• Non-essential shops and hospitality, such as pubs, restaurants and cafes, and entertainment venues will close
Schools, colleges and universities will remain open and the Prime Minister also confirmed that the furlough scheme will be extended until December.
The restrictions will remain in place until Wednesday, 2 December and would supersede all present restrictions.
The council will continue to do all it can to support residents, businesses and communities and to continue delivering vital public services.
Financial support for businesses will beavailable and the council will communicate how to access this as soon as possible.
New National Restrictions from 5 November:-
Information on the new national restrictions, including what they mean for working from home and business closures, why they are being introduced and the financial support available.
Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme:-
The Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) provides financial support to smaller businesses affected by coronavirus (COVID-19) and will close to applications after 30 November 2020.
Coronavirus Bounce Back Loan:-
The Bounce Back Loan Scheme (BBLS) enables smaller businesses to access finance more quickly during the coronavirus outbreak and is open to applications until 30 November 2020.
Financial support for businesses during coronavirus (COVID-19)
Find out what financial support you can get for your business – details added about the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme grant extension:
Kickstart Scheme Grant
Find a Kickstart gateway to apply for a Kickstart Scheme grant on your behalf:
Learn the Secrets of Successful Bidding Workshop
The workshop is aimed at SMEs which are 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:
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: email@example.com and they will respond as quickly as possible.