Latest Business Support From East Riding Of Yorkshire Council - 09/11/21

Latest Business Support From East Riding Of Yorkshire Council - 09/11/21

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

Since our last update to you, are you aware of the budget implications for your business? As COP-26 ends, are you aware of how your business can help towards the Net Zero agenda?
They are also pleased to share with you some forthcoming events that are very much about networking.
Business Updates
Autumn Budget – 27 October 2021
In the most recent Budget announced on 27 October 2021, the Chancellor has set out plans to “build back better”. The plan included temporary business rates relief in England for eligible retail, hospitality and leisure properties; changes to earliest age a pension saver can claim their savings; and increases in National Living Wage. Read more:

The Government has announced a Net Zero Strategy which sets out how businesses, and consumers, will be supported to make the transition to clean energy and green technologies. The strategy includes a commitment to reach net zero by 2050:

H2H Supplier Event (in person & virtual)
25 & 26 November 2021
Hear from Equinor about their Hydrogen-to-Humber (H2H) project and the role they are playing in supporting the UK Energy Transition:

East Riding Council Business Support Information Evening
On 19th October, the Business Support Team invited businesses to ergo, Hessle to learn more about the support available - our first in person event since the pandemic. All of those who attended should now have been contacted by their designated advisor and plans of action created on how we can support the business undertaken.
Due to the event being oversubscribed, and many businesses being unable to attend, contact will be made over the next couple of weeks to discuss your requirements further.
We aim to put further events on in the future and will keep you informed of these via this email.

Want to win more work? Need to understand the tender process better?
16 November 2021
The Supply Chain Network are hosting a virtual live clinic designed to help businesses in the region to improve their chances of success in competitive tenders by exploring the secrets to successful bidding:

Covid-19 Updates
Risk Assessments
Are you taking the on board the latest steps to keep workplaces safe from Covid-19. Find out from the HSE, what should be considered when undertaking risk assessments:

Recovery Loan Scheme
Following the Autumn Budget, the Recovery Loan Scheme has been extended until 30 June 2022. Changes will take place from 1 January 2022 meaning that Recovery Loans available to small and medium sized enterprises will only be guaranteed up to 70%. Government guidance is here:

Self-Employment Income Support Scheme
For businesses that have made claims under the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme, details have been added to the website confirming that the fifth grant has now closed:
If you’ve received a letter from HMRC you may need to pay back some or all of the grant. A new section has also been added called ‘Check how to tell HMRC and pay money back’. You can use the service to check whether you need to tell HMRC and pay back a grant:

For ongoing business support, contact your dedicated business advisor, or the business support team: