Latest Business Support From East Riding Of Yorkshire Council - 16/11/20

Latest Business Support From East Riding Of Yorkshire Council - 16/11/20

We are pleased to provide our latest Covid-19 business support update. This week it includes updates on the Local Authority grants available during the new local and national restrictions.

Local Restriction Support Grant (Closed Businesses)
The Government has announced funding to help support businesses that are required to close under national lock down restrictions from 5 November 2020.
Find out if your business is eligible and how to apply here:

Additional Restrictions Grants (ARG) scheme
Local Authorities have been provided with funding to support businesses that have been severely affected by the lockdown restrictions, including those who are not on the business rates list.
Further details of this scheme will be published here when available:

Claim for wages through the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme
The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme is being extended until 31 March 2021.
30 November 2020 is the last day employers can submit or change claims for periods ending on or before 31 October 2020.
Claims for furlough days in November 2020 must be submitted by 14 December 2020:

Working safely during coronavirus (COVID-19)
Restaurants, pubs, bars and takeaway services – updated guidance during national restrictions from 5 November:

Boost for restaurants, pubs and cafes
Restaurants, pubs and cafes will get automatic freedoms to provide takeaway services for another year:

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:

Find out what support is available and gain expert advice by taking part in the online webinars provided by both local and national organisations:
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:
HM Government 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: and they will respond as quickly as possible.