Latest Business Support From East Riding Of Yorkshire Council - 17/5/22

Latest Business Support From East Riding Of Yorkshire Council - 17/5/22

East Riding Of Yorkshire Council are pleased to provide their latest business support update.


Business Updates
Selling to the Government Guide
The government has published a guide to support businesses in bidding for and winning government contracts.
This guide includes advice on where to find opportunities through Contracts Finder and Find a Tender (FTS) and what payment terms to expect. It also includes top tips for tendering and signposts to further support for SMEs.

Making Tax Digital
With all VAT registered businesses now having to keep digital VAT records, digital plans for income tax in 2024 and corporation tax in 2026 are progressing. Find out more now.

Widening the ban on exclusivity contracts
As well as supporting workers to increase their income, the planned reforms will also benefit businesses by widening the talent pool of job applicants to those who may have been prevented from applying for roles due to an exclusivity clause with another employer.
Details of the new plans can be found here:

Guidance for businesses offering work to people coming from Ukraine
New government guidance has been published for businesses considering making offers of employment to individuals coming to the UK from Ukraine:

Business Consultation
Webinar for local stakeholders interested in the UK Shared Prosperity Fund (UKSPF) & Multiply
East Riding of Yorkshire Council is looking to engage with a wide range of local stakeholders from the private, public, community and voluntary sectors to get your input on how the funding should be spent and how it can support delivery in the period from 2022 to 2025.
To kick-start this engagement, the council is hosting a webinar on Thursday, 26 May 2022, between 10:00 - 11:30. Stakeholders can register for the webinar for free on Eventbrite:

Call for the last few spaces: Are you solving the right problem?
In an ever-changing world are you ready to navigate an uncertain future?
Don’t miss out on this interactive workshop which will guide you through techniques and ask key questions to help you minimise your business risks and look at adapting ways of working to overcome issues beyond your control.
The next session will be held:
At: ergo Business Centre, Bridgehead Business Park, Meadow Road, Hessle, HU13 0GD
On: Thursday 19th May 2022 – 10am – 12.30pm (approx.)
To register to attend please visit:

Humber Business Week – 6th to 10th June 2022
Humber Business Week (Biz Week) showcases the wealth of talent, entrepreneurship, vision and future potential of our region through a diverse programme of events which both inspire and educate.
It is a chance for all to share knowledge and gain a better understanding and insight into key regional business developments…and a great way to improve your own network of contacts.
There are already over 20 events registered during the week. For more details, visit: