High Streets The government has announced the extension of measures to prevent high street businesses facing eviction from 30 July to 30 September. Click on link to read more. https://www.businessdurham.co.uk/news-events-county-durham/covid-19-information
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Dairy response fund - applications The dairy response fund is open for applications from dairy farmers in England. Click on link to read more. https://www.businessdurham.co.uk/news-events-county-durham/covid-19-information
Reopening businesses safely The government has published guidance for businesses reopening in England. The guidance helps businesses carry out a risk assessment and make sensible adjustments. Click on link to read more. https://www.businessdurham.co.uk/news-events-county-durham/covid-19-information
Old Stone Vets secures Digital Drive Programme Business Durham tenant, Old Stone Vets was signed posted by Durham Dales Centre Supervisor Gillian Welsh to Business Durham's Digital Drive Programme securing financial assistance to upgrade remote computer systems and phone systems. Business Durham’s Digital Drive County Durham programme offers grants of up to 40% for businesses [...]
Durham Dales Centre Assistant Job Vacancy A job vacancy has arisen, Durham Dales Centre Assistant 21 hours per week Permanent Part time Please follow link to North East Jobs Portal for further information. https://www.northeastjobs.org.uk/job/Dales_Centre_Assistant/198231 19th June 2020
Update to Government Furlough Scheme How it will change from 1 July...to read more please click on the link. https://www.businessdurham.co.uk/news-events-county-durham/covid-19-information
Reopening Shops This week the Business Secretary confirmed that shops in England selling non-essential goods will be able to reopen from Monday 15 June, provided they follow government guidelines to keep staff and customers as safe as possible. Reopening Businesses Businesses should only reopen once they have completed a risk assessment, in consultation with trade union representatives [...]
Job Retention Scheme (furlough) - parents returning to work after extended leave Government Job Retention Scheme (furlough) - Parents on statutory maternity and paternity leave will be permitted to be furloughed even after the 10 June cut-off date. Click link to read more. https://www.businessdurham.co.uk/news-events-county-durham/covid-19-information 11th June 2020
£5 million support for small businesses Is your business eligible? The government has allocated additional funding to develop a local grant scheme to help specific businesses. Click on link to read more... https://www.businessdurham.co.uk/news-events-county-durham/covid-19-information 2nd June 2020
Helping businesses....the government provided two updates on schemes designed to support businesses. Staff furloughed can be brought back part-time form 1 July Those eligible for the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) will be able to claim a second and final grant in August. Please click on link to read more.... https://www.businessdurham.co.uk/news-events-county-durham/covid-19-information 29th May 2020