Member News – COVID-19

BCC Coronavirus Business Impact Tracker: Summer Statement schemes fall short in protecting firms and jobs

05 August in Member News, Member News - COVID-19

Results from the latest BCC Coronavirus Business Tracker reveal that businesses are still facing significant cashflow challenges with the schemes announced in the Summer Statement failing to provide support at the scale needed to protect jobs after the furlough scheme winds down: More than half...

What I’ve learned about redundancies throughout my HR career

04 August in Member News, Member News - COVID-19

Redundancies are never easy decisions for business to make, but sometimes they can be the difference between a business surviving or not. It’s no surprise therefore, that the coronavirus outbreak has put huge financial pressure on businesses, and many are facing very difficult decisions related...

Alight Media, the leading challenger in UK digital and paper posters, commits to a 12-month package of support for South Yorkshire businesses to help SMEs and re-start the economy

31 July in Member News, Member News - COVID-19

As businesses change the way they operate to be COVID-safe, the Generator programme tackles the core commercial challenges of immediate cashflow and jumpstarting revenue. Those that sign up to Generator will receive 3 months of free advertising, along with one-to-one expert advice on reaching new...

Sheffield City Council has opened applications for its Coronavirus Business Grants Scheme for a second time

29 July in Member News - COVID-19

Sheffield City Council has opened applications for its Coronavirus Business Grants Scheme for a second time, giving more businesses who have not received any other support the opportunity to apply for grants between £1000 and £10,000, depending on the size of the business. The eligibility...

COVID-19 update British Chamber of Commerce

BCC Coronavirus Business Impact Tracker: Restart of the UK economy “still in first gear” with businesses operating at just half of normal capacity

22 July in Business News, Chamber News, Member News, Member News - COVID-19

Results from the latest BCC Coronavirus Business Impact Tracker in partnership with job site Indeed reveal that businesses are operating at half of their pre-Covid 19 capacity on average, despite lockdown measures easing.More than half cited reduced demand and possible future lockdowns as major...