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Mayor launches £2.3 million war chest for post-virus business

7 April 2020

Mayor James Palmer today launches a region-wide campaign urging companies caught in the grip of the pandemic to apply for Covid-19 grants to help them ‘build muscle’ for better times.

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Issue Number 9: Government offers new grants to businesses developing COVID-19 resilience innovations

7 April 2020

If you are a Business Membership Organisation, please share this widely amongst your member companies and networks. Tell us about the impact on your businessCovid-19: support for businesses - updated 6 April 2020Government offers new grants to businesses developing COVID-19 resilience innovations Grants of up to £50,000 will be offered to businesses innovating new ways of working and retaining productivity during coronavirus. Funding of £20 million has been announced, focussing on businesses in technology and research.

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Issue Number 8: Chancellor of the Exchequer strengthens support on UK Government offer for business

6 April 2020

If you are a Business Membership Organisation, please forward this widely amongst your member companies and networks.Tell us about the impact on your businessCovid-19: support for businesses - updated 3 April 2020

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Mayor intervenes to keep vital bus services running for key workers and the elderly

3 April 2020

Mayor James Palmer has stepped in to help keep buses running for people with essential jobs and no other option to travel to work along with measures to support older people use the bus to get to the shops when necessary.

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Issue Number 7: Latest updates including a letterr to the construction sector

2 April 2020

If you are a Business Membership Organisation, please share this widely amongst your member companies and networks.Tell us about the impact on your businessCovid-19: support for businesses - updated 1 April 2020 

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Issue Number 6: Latest updates including new insolvency measures

31 March 2020

If you are a Business Member Organisation, please share this widely amongst your member companies and networks. Tell us about the impact on your businessCovid-19: support for businesses - updated 31 March 2020 

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Combined Authority will support local firms through virus crisis pledges Mayor

30 March 2020

As thousands of workers across Cambridgeshire & Peterborough face an uncertain future, Mayor James Palmer pledges the Combined Authority will work flat out to support local businesses in their battle to stay afloat and to keep their employees in jobs.

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Issue Number 5: Self Employment Income Support Scheme

27 March 2020

If you are a Business Membership Organisation, please share this widely amongst your member companies and networks.Covid-19: support for businesses - updated 27 March 2020

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Local democracy makes history as Combined Authority goes digital

26 March 2020

Members of the public joined journalists clicking in to watch Mayor James Palmer chair the Board of Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority as it met ‘virtually’, ensuring the Authority’s business carried on despite the Covid-19 emergency.

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Issue Number 4: Five steps to take today to support your business

25 March 2020

If you are a Business Membership Organisation, please forward this widely amongst your member companies and networks.Covid-19: Support for businesses - updated 25 March 2020 

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