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Viewing entries posted in April 2020

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Key employment courses go online to keep up with demand during Covid-19 lockdown

29 April 2020

As a result of an increase in requests for warehousing and Health and Social Care training since COVID 19 broke out, and in accordance with social distancing measures to slow the spread of the virus, adult employment and skills training funded by the Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority is now being delivered digitally.

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New 1-2-1 phone support and free webinars for local businesses have been launched by the Mayor to help the region’s economic fight back against COVID 19

29 April 2020

The Combined Authority of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough, led by Mayor James Palmer, has today launched a new dedicated phone support service for local businesses along with a series of free webinars to help guide businesses through issues they are facing due to the outbreak of COVID 19.

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Issue 16: New 100% government backed loan scheme for small business and test for essential workers announced

28 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 28 April 2020 

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Mayor's Blog: Fools Rush Out

24 April 2020

It’s disappointing that we must grit our teeth for a few more weeks in solitary, but we’re using that time well to make plans for the Recovery.

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Issue 15 Special Edition: Take action to avoid missing out on business grant funding

23 April 2020

If you are a Business Membership Organisation, please share this widely amongst your member companies and networks.

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Mayor launches match-making service for job seekers and local businesses to help people move into new roles

23 April 2020

The Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority, led by Mayor James Palmer, has today launched a new digital platform to match job seekers with new roles and businesses with the right staff.

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Issue 14: Claim now for Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

20 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 business.Covid-19: support  for businesses - updated 20 April 2020 Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme now open for applicationsEmployers can now claim online for a grant for 80% of their furloughed employees’ salaries, up to a maximum of £2,500 a month per employee.

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Issue 13: Monday launch for Job Retension Scheme claims service

20 April 2020

Get ready to claim – Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme online service launches Monday

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Issue 12: Access free business support webinars

17 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 16 April 2020 New Government Business Support Hub The new Government Business Support Hub contains information for sole traders and the self employed as well as business in general.

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Mayor's Blog: Locked Down But Logging On

17 April 2020

As Lockdown is extended for another three weeks, I can’t help reflecting on what an incredible game-changer digital connectivity has been during these lonely and unsettling days.

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