Latest Business Support From East Riding Of Yorkshire Council - 21/06/21
East Riding Of Yorkshire Council are pleased to provide their latest Covid-19 business support update.
The government has announced that Step 3 restrictions will remain in place, and that there will be a four-week delay until 19 July. This will be reviewed in two weeks. To find out what you can and cannot do, take a look at the following guide: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/covid-19-coronavirus-restrictions-what-you-can-and-cannot-do
Just to remind you about the workplace vaccination programme, which enables your workforce to receive the vaccine in a controlled environment, on your doorstep ensuring minimal disruption to your working processes. Please do not hesitate to contact Zoe Stevens, Public Health Nurse Consultant – email: firstname.lastname@example.org, if you would like to find out further information.
Business Rates – Expanded Retail Discount
If you are a business who was entitled to the expanded retail discount, you will shortly receive a new bill from July, due to the change in the level of discount. For more information visit: https://www.eastriding.gov.uk/business/business-rates/billing-business-rates/
Added a link to a video walkthrough of the online application in the ‘How to apply – Apply online’ section: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/apply-for-a-kickstart-scheme-grant
Added information about Gateway Plus organisations in the section ‘What is a Kickstart gateway?’
Eviction protection extended for businesses most in need
Sorting out commercial rent debts will be key to enabling businesses to plan ahead with certainty and build back better from the pandemic:
COVID-19 and renting: guidance for landlords, tenants and local authorities
Updated following the extension of Step 3 of the coronavirus (COVID-19) roadmap on Monday 21 June:
Business Scale Up Development Programme
Supporting SME businesses and employees across York, North Yorkshire and East Riding, the Business Scale Up Programme offers subsidised packages of training, coaching and consultancy.
Find out more about the programme: https://www.calderdale.ac.uk/external-funding-unit/projects/business-scale-up-development-programme/
Energy Breakfast – Clean Is Green: How Your Business Can Grow Its Bottom Line Through Clean Air
24 June 8.00am – 9.00am
Join the ergo and Aura teams at our latest virtual energy breakfast, where we will explore the benefits and key considerations for businesses in improving air quality. University of Hull Researcher Linda Whicker will discuss Carbon Mapping for businesses – what is it, what benefits it brings and how it can be used to lower your carbon emissions. Dr Fernando Correira will talk about environment, society and governance and what it means to your business, and Kathryn Sowerby from LEVEL Systems Ltd will outline how her business helps others to monitor and improve their workplace environments, and potentially reduce both energy and costs.
Find out more and register: https://aura-innovation.co.uk/events/clean-is-green-how-your-business-can-grow-its-bottom-line-through-clean-air/
InventX Demonstration Series: Advanced Materials Testing
29 June 11.30am - 12.30pm
In this webinar, Aura Technical Manager Dr Ellis Marshall will illustrate the potential of a variety of specialist materials to enhance performance, improve sustainability, and ensure greater cost-effectiveness in product development. He’ll also demonstrate how detecting and eliminating contaminants such as microplastics can improve the quality and sustainability of your products.
Find out more and register: https://aura-innovation.co.uk/events/inventx-demonstration-series-advanced-materials-testing/
An overview of COMAH in the UK
30 June 10.00am – 11.00am
Are you a manufacturing or engineering business? Do you know how the COMAH regulations apply to you?
Hosted by The Supply Chain Network and CATCH, this webinar will introduce a high level overview of what the COMAH regulations are and how they fit in the UK’s legal regulatory framework.
Find out more and register: https://www.thesupplychainnetwork.co.uk/eventInfo/511115/AnOverviewofCOMAHintheUK
Useful Covid Support Links
You may wish to save the links below, which will provide useful information and updates:
East Riding of Yorkshire Council: https://covid19.eastriding.gov.uk/
HM Government Business Support: https://www.businesssupport.gov.uk/coronavirus-business-support/