The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme is now open for applications, 10 days ahead of schedule. Employers can now go online to claim cash grants worth up to 80% of wages, capped at £2,500 a month per worker. All details can be found here: https://bit.ly/2zdheFn
The Civil Contingencies Unit is completing work around gathering emergency accommodation information – specifically Hotels, B&Bs, holiday lodges etc that would be able to take evacuees in an emergency while keeping them apart, eg separate rooms etc.
Join us on Thursday, 16 April at 11am (UK BST) for a 45-minute webcast on practical steps to help you to respond to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Cleaning and Decontamination
If you are a business within the Sedgemoor District council region please see the info below for support.
At a time when colleges and schools are doing more than ever to support their communities, the shortlist for the prestigious Pearson National Teaching Awards has been announced.
There is no doubt that Covid-19 has (and continues), to have a huge impact on businesses, the true extent of which I fear we won’t understand for many months to come.
We would love for you to join our third webinar!
We will be holding our next webinar on Wednesday 8th April at 4pm (GMT).
The aim is to share our ideas on how to best cope with the current challenges we are facing as businesses, as well as during the day-to-day aspects of running your accommodation. We welcome any tips on how to best manage the current situation or how to make sure we are in the best possible shape to thrive again once demand returns.
This information relates to the Government announcements and measures that have been made in response to COVID19 and in particular around supporting businesses.
Now that the government's Covid-19 business support packages are live, we are gathering feedback on how they are being utilised and how best to help businesses to access the support.