Member News – COVID-19

Emergency Funding for communities responding to Covid-19 hits £750,000 Milestone

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

Community groups on the front line of the Covid-19 Pandemic in South Yorkshire have received over £750,000 in funding support from local charity, South Yorkshire’s Community Foundation (SYCF).176 community groups and charities have so far benefitted from the Covid-19 Response Fund set up in response...

South Yorkshire Fire, Road and Water-related Trauma Support for Families

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

HOPE is a charity that was set up to fill a gap in specialist bereavement support. We provide person-centred wrap around support for people who have suffered a sudden traumatic bereavement (specifically through a fire, road traffic collision or drowning), who feel their lives have...

BCC Quarterly Economic Survey Q2 2020: Chancellor must set out roadmap to recovery as UK economy endures historic setback

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

The British Chambers of Commerce has called for “swift, substantial and immediate action” to bolster the economy, as its Quarterly Economic Survey (QES) - the UK’s largest independent survey of business sentiment and a leading indicator of UK GDP growth - found that UK economic conditions deteriorated at an unprecedented rate in the second quarter of 2020.Key findings:Elevenof the 14 key service sector QES indicators fall to their lowest level in...

HM The Queen praises Chambers’ contribution to business communities during Coronavirus as more firms reopen

19 June in Chamber News, External Affairs, Member News, Member News - COVID-19

Her Majesty The Queen has offered support to businesses as they reopen, and praised the contribution Chambers of Commerce across the UK and around the world are making to help firms, champion trade and rebuild communities, in a letter released today.The letter from Her...

Learning Curve Group – Online Training: A Remedy for your Recovery

16 June in Member News, Member News - COVID-19

National training provider, Learning Curve Group, have seen record numbers of learners wanting to study after launching their #EducateWhilstYouIsolate campaign earlier in March in response to the Coronavirus pandemic. Over 30,000 people registered their interest to complete an online course whilst isolating or on furlough...