Latest Business Support From East Riding Of Yorkshire Council - 23/08/21

Latest Business Support From East Riding Of Yorkshire Council - 23/08/21

East Riding Of Yorkshire Council are pleased to provide their latest Covid-19 business support update.
Please note that due to the bank holiday there will not be an update next week. Our next update will therefore be sent out week commencing 6 September. In the meantime, should you require any advice or guidance, you can email our business support team: and they will respond as quickly as possible.

Working safely during coronavirus (COVID-19)
Change made - hotels and guest accommodation, shops, branches, and close contact services – people who are fully vaccinated or aged under 18 and 6 months no longer need to self-isolate if they’ve had close contact with someone who has COVID-19:

Check if you need to change your Self-Assessment return for SEISS
Find out when you may need to make a change to your Self-Assessment tax return for Self-Employment Income Support Scheme payments, and how to do it:

Claim for wages through the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme
For claims relating to August and September 2021, the government will pay 60% of wages up to a maximum cap of £1,875 for the hours the employee is on furlough. Claims for furlough days in August 2021 must be made by 14 September 2021:

Climate change hub for small businesses
The government has launched a new resource to help raise awareness of the actions small businesses can take to reduce their carbon emissions. The UK Business Climate Hub incudes specific guidance for the manufacturing, retail and tech sectors along with tools and resources for smaller businesses:
The Retail Sector Council has also launched an online initiative to help small independent retailers cut their carbon footprint:

Successful Bid Writing
Tuesday 7 September & 21 September, 10:00 – 11:15am – webinar
So you want to win more contracts but are struggling with the tender process?
These interactive workshops will provide you with key insights into what it takes to win when the contracts you’re after are released through the tender process. They’ve been developed by bid and tender specialists Gimlet Associates and are hosted by The Supply Chain Network with Hull and East Yorkshire Business Growth Hub. Places are limited and strictly on a first come, first served basis. Find out further information and sign up now:

Useful Covid Support Links
You may wish to save the links below, which will provide useful information and updates:
East Riding of Yorkshire Council:
HM Government Business Support: