Latest Business Support From East Riding Of Yorkshire Council - 21/09/21

Latest Business Support From East Riding Of Yorkshire Council - 21/09/21

East Riding Of Yorkshire are pleased to provide their latest Covid-19 business support update.


Prime Minister sets out autumn and winter Covid plan
The Prime Minister has set out the government’s plan to manage Covid throughout autumn and winter:

Working safely during coronavirus (COVID-19)

Shops, branches, and close contact services – Minor updates to sections on face coverings and working from home, in line with the government’s autumn and winter plan:

Hotels and guest accommodation – Removed reference to guidance for people who were previously identified as clinically extremely vulnerable, as the shielding programme has now ended:

Kickstart Scheme grant
Find out how the Kickstart Scheme works and check if your organisation is eligible to apply:
If you’re an employer looking to create jobs for young people, you can apply online for funding as part of the Kickstart Scheme:
If you’re an employer looking to create jobs for young people, you can apply for funding through a Kickstart gateway:
Employers can apply for funding to create jobs for 16 to 24-year olds on Universal Credit:

Peer Networks Programme
In the latest fightback against the impact of Coronavirus on business, Hull and East Yorkshire Local Enterprise Partnership (HEY LEP) are delivering the second series of Peer Network groups, aimed at helping SMEs in the Hull and East Yorkshire region tackle problems, identify opportunities and grow:

Growing your Food Business
Tuesday 28 September 10am – 11am – online
This event aims to help businesses capitalise on opportunities in the food and drink sector, whilst also giving information and support for businesses that have growth ambitions.
Find out further information and register:

East Yorkshire Business Expo
Wednesday 6 October 10am – 4pm The Mercure Grange Park Hotel, Willerby
Whether you are a start-up or established business, our business support team understand how complex the business support offer can be and therefore our advisors can support, guide and signpost you to ensure you access the right programmes and departments relevant for your business needs. For this reason we are pleased to be exhibiting at this year’s expo, giving us the opportunity to provide you with the latest information and access to 1-2-1 support, workshops, financial assistance, regular business news updates, networking opportunities and much more, so please come and speak to us, to see how we can support you further.
The event will see businesses from across the local area, showcasing their products and services to their fellow exhibitors and visitors alike. For more information on the event please visit:

The Waterline Summit 2021
18-22 October – hybrid events
Registration is now open – take a look at the schedule and register your place:

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: