Covid-19 Business Resilience Webinars

May 2020

The Webinar schedule is as follows:

Understanding the Key Government Support Initiatives for SMEs – Thursday 23 April
HR – Layoff v furlough, can it backdates?

ISSUE 17: Furloughed staff wages now being paid: Information for claimants

May 2020

Tell us about the impact on you business
Covid-19: support for businesses – updated 30 April 2020 
Wages for furloughed employees are now being paid through the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme
If you have not yet made a claim: You can still claim online for a grant for 80% of your furloughed employees’ salaries, up to £2,500 per employee, per month.

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

Apr 2020

Tell us about the impact on your business
Covid-19: support for businesses – updated 28 April 2020 
New 100% government backed loan scheme for small business
The new Bounce Back Loans scheme, announced by the Chancellor today, will allow businesses to borrow between £2,000 and £50,000 and access the cash within days.

ISSUE 15 SPECIAL EDITION: Take action to avoid missing out on business grant funding

Apr 2020

Tell us about the impact on your business
Covid-19: support for businesses – updated 23 April 2020
Unclaimed grant funding available to businesses
Businesses in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough are eligible for millions of pounds of grant funding which have so far gone unclaimed.

ISSUE 14: Claim now for Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

Apr 2020

Tell us about the impact on your business
Covid-19: support for businesses – updates 20 April 2020 
Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme now open for applications
Employers 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.

ISSUE 13: Monday launch for Job Retention Scheme claims service

Apr 2020

Tell us about the impact on your business
Covid-19: support for business – 17 April 2020
Get ready to claim – Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme online service launches Monday
The online claim service for the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme will be launched on GOV.UK on Monday, 20 April.