Article Business rates relief and grants

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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 […]

Page Local Authority Grant Updates

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**Certain councils have re-opened the discretionary grant scheme** Ealing: A Restart Grant scheme was available for non-essential retail and hospitality and leisure businesses, including personal care sector and gyms. Eligibility criteria applied. Ealing Council automatically awarded these grants to recipients of the previous national lockdown grants in May 2021. Applications for other potential recipients closed on 9 […]

Article Mayor launches £1m fund to help small businesses and community groups

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The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has pledged to help London’s small businesses and community groups not simply to recover from the current coronavirus crisis, but to ensure they’re better prepared for future emergencies. Sadiq’s new £1m fund will help the small firms across our high streets and London’s many local community groups to keep up […]

Article Government unveils £200 million package to help innovative businesses bounce back

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Source: Gov UK Almost £200 million boost to help businesses across the UK drive forward cutting-edge new tech and recover from the impacts of coronavirus government investment to support innovations ranging from AI systems managing city traffic flows to the latest reusable packaging materials research and development (R&D) intensive businesses urged to apply for funding to […]

Article Local Authority Grants Updates

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**Certain councils have re-opened the discretionary grant scheme** Ealing: A Restart Grant scheme was available for non-essential retail and hospitality and leisure businesses, including personal care sector and gyms. Eligibility criteria applied. Ealing Council automatically awarded these grants to recipients of the previous national lockdown grants in May 2021. Applications for other potential recipients closed on 9 […]

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

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  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 Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (for businesses with turnover under 45m)

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Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (for businesses with turnover under 45m) The Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme supports small and medium-sized businesses, with an annual turnover of up to £45m, to access loans, overdrafts, invoice finance and asset finance of up to £5 million for up to six years. For more information please see view the […]

Article Coronavirus (COVID-19): financial support for education, early years and children’s social care

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https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-financial-support-for-education-early-years-and-childrens-social-care/coronavirus-covid-19-financial-support-for-education-early-years-and-childrens-social-care This guidance is applicable to 31 May 2020 and will be reviewed before 1 June 2020. The government has put in place a number of funding and financial measures to support organisations – both public and private – during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. These are intended to be temporary, timely and targeted, to support […]