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Central Government have today announced a package of new measures to protect jobs and support businesses.The package includes a new Job Support Scheme, extending the Self Employment Income Support Scheme and 15% VAT cut for the hospitality and tourism sectors and help for businesses in repaying government-backed loans.
From Friday 18 September it will be mandatory for some businesses across Cambridgeshire and Peterborough to keep detailed records of their staff and customers for NHS Test and Trace purposes.James Palmer, Mayor of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough, explains why it s vital that local businesses continue to support the NHS Test and Trace programme by keeping a record of anyone who visits your venue."The more of us who take part in the NHS Test & Trace scheme, the better we can control the spread of Covid-19.
Anglia Ruskin University (ARU) are offering organisations impacted by COVID-19 access to two new initiatives.
The scheme will create hundreds of thousands of high quality 6-month work placements aimed at young people aged 16 to 24 who are at risk of long term unemployment. Funding available for each job will cover 100% of the relevant National Minimum Wage for 25 hours a week, plus the associated...
After months being cooped up and locked down, it was wonderful to be walking through the fresh air of Cambridge market this week, meeting traders, city ambassadors, and shoppers face-to-face – well, space-to-space – to ask how they’re doing, what they want, and what we can all do to help them.
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 9th July 2020