Member News – COVID-19


09 April in Member News - COVID-19

The charity behind the recent South Yorkshire Flood Disaster Relief Appeal has acted once more to support the community organisations and charities so important to local relief in response to the Coronavirus pandemic.  South Yorkshire’s Community Foundation (SYCF) is distributing funds raised by the  National...

BCC Coronavirus Business Impact Tracker: Businesses not yet successfully accessing government loan and grant schemes

08 April in Chamber News, Member News - COVID-19

Results from the second BCC Coronavirus Business Impact Tracker reveal that most businesses have not yet successfully accessed the government’s Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) and the grants for small businesses. Just 1 per cent of firms had successfully accessed CBILS and 7...

Chiefs Keeping Company Stable for Return of Workforce During COVID – 19 Restrictions

07 April in Member News - COVID-19

(Pictured From left directors Andrew Scott, Mark Thompson, Jason Mace and Procurement Manager Rick Lyons) Ninety percent of the Gala Tent workforce are now working from home, isolated or on furlough employment, so the management team have taken the initiative to keep the company stable and...

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Source Skills Academy : City training academy goes online to beat COVID-19 crisis

06 April in Member News - COVID-19

The Source Skills Academy ‘Lockdown doesn’t have to lock workers out of learning’ Businesses in the SCR are being urged to give employees ‘value and purpose’ through E-learning while working from home during the coronavirus lockdown. As the World Health Organisation warns that social distancing measures can negatively...

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BCC Coronavirus Business Impact Tracker: First results show heavy toll on UK business communities as majority of firms face cash flow crisis

02 April in Chamber News, Member News - COVID-19

Results from the BCC’s first Covid-19 Business Impact Tracker paints a concerning, if unsurprising, picture for business communities affected by Coronavirus. Sharp and significant fall in domestic and overseas revenue for UK businesses The majority of firms (62 per cent) have three months’ cash in reserve...