Article New £50 million fund for councils across England to prepare for the safe reopening of high streets and other retail spaces

A new £50 million fund for councils to support their local high streets get safely back to business announced by High Streets Minister Simon Clarke (24 May 2020). To prepare for the reopening of non-essential retail when the scientific advice allows, the Reopening High Streets Safely Fund will help councils in England introduce a range […]

Article Advice on how to protect yourself and your business from fraud and cyber crime

  Beware COVID-19 Grant Phishing E-mail Businesses are advised to be aware of a suspicious email requesting re-submission of application details in order to receive the COVID-19 Retail, Hospitality and Leisure grant. The e-mail claims to be from the ‘Director of Finance (Section 151 Officer)’; however the individual stated holds the post at a different […]

Article Business rates relief and grants

The following three schemes have been announced. Small Business Grant Funding Business Rates Holiday for Retail, Hospitality and Leisure Cash Grant for Retail, Hospitality and Leisure Top-up to local business grant funds scheme For more information on specific West London local authority information, please scroll to the end of this article Small Business Grant Funding […]