Latest Business Support From East Riding Of Yorkshire Council - 29/09/21

Latest Business Support From East Riding Of Yorkshire Council - 29/09/21

East Riding Of Yorkshire are pleased to provide their latest Covid-19 business support update, which is just one small part of the service we can offer.


Covid-19 support schemes to end
A range of government support schemes introduced to help businesses and individuals through the pandemic will come to an end on 30 September. The schemes include the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, the Self-employment Income Support Scheme, the Coronavirus Statutory Sick Pay Rebate Scheme and the reduced VAT rates for hospitality. The stamp duty land tax rates in England and Northern Ireland will also return to pre-Covid levels.

Check if you can claim back Statutory Sick Pay paid to employees due to coronavirus (COVID-19)
The government has updated its guidance for claims made under the Coronavirus Statutory Sick Pay Rebate Scheme. Employers can only claim back statutory sick pay paid to employees due to Covid-19 who were off work on or before 30 September 2021:

New service to help businesses offer apprenticeships
New government service will help businesses to create more apprenticeship opportunities so more people can get the jobs they want:

HullLive Business Awards
If you are considering an application, support can be provided by your local business advisor, email:, or contact your dedicated advisor. Closing date for nominations 29 September.
The awards celebrate the very best of business across Hull and East Yorkshire and gives companies of all sizes a chance to be recognised. There are a variety of categories, including those that recognise individual talent. Find out more:

InventX Demonstration Series: Virtual Reality / Artificial Intelligence
Thursday 30 September 11:30 – 12:30 In person and online
Join the Aura Innovation Centre for an exciting hybrid event delivered in partnership with Lampada Digital Solutions. This event is part of the live demonstration series showcasing the facilities, expertise and services of the AIC:

Growing your Food Business
Thursday 7 October 10:00 – 11:00 online (revised date)
Whether you are early on in your food business journey or are more established, the value of having a clear sense of direction, a plan, based on your goals for your business cannot be underestimated. Be clear about your vision, get that competitive edge and drive to win more work:

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: