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LOCAL BUSINESS COACH PLEDGES SUPPORT TO BUSINESSES AFFECTED BY THE IMPACTS OF THE CORONAVIRUS

07 April 2020

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GRANTFINDER - IDENTIFY, APPLY FOR & MANAGE FUNDING

06 April 2020

New Rural Response Emergency Grants - Mid April Deadline- Grants of up to £2,500 (inclusive of VAT) are being made available to support not-for-profit organisations operating in England, Wales, ...

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GRANTS NOW AVAILABLE FOR BUSINESSES AND CHARITIES AFFECTED BY THE CORONAVIRUS

06 April 2020

Businesses in Wakefield are now receiving grant funding to help them during the coronavirus outbreak and the Council are urging other local business and charities to come forward to receive. ...

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TOGETHER WE ARE STRONGER

03 April 2020

Wakefield First and the Wakefield Bondholder scheme are working closer than ever before to support businesses in light of COVID-19.   ...

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FURLOUGH UNDER THE CORONAVIRUS JOB RETENTION SCHEME

03 April 2020

Furlough leave is a new form of leave which the Government has made available to UK businesses via its Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (the ‘Scheme’). ‘Furlough’ is not a ...

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HARIBO TURNS BLUE TO SAY THANK YOU!

03 April 2020

HARIBO has turned its Castleford factory blue, as a sign of respect and appreciation for all NHS and key workers.The HARIBO team of 700 colleagues, hope that this gesture will communicate a big ...

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NEW CORONAVIRUS LARGE BUSINESS INTERRUPTION LOAN SCHEME (CLBILS)

03 April 2020

The new CLBILS will ensure that more firms are able to benefit from government-backed support during this difficult time. It will provide a government guarantee of 80% to enable banks to ...

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EXTENDED CORONAVIRUS BUSINESS INTERRUPTION LOAN SCHEME (CBILS)

03 April 2020

The Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme supports small and medium-sized businesses, with an annual turnover of up to £45m, to access loans, overdrafts, invoice finance ...

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BAYFIELDS LAUNCHES NEW EAR AND EYE SUPPORT SERVICE DURING CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK

03 April 2020

Bayfields Opticians & Audiologists in Wakefield has launched a new remote service to support the community’s eye and hearing health during the COVID-19 crisis.  ...

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BURBERRY CONTRIBUTES TO FIGHT AGAINST COVID-19

01 April 2020

COMPANY TO SUPPLY SURGICAL MASKS AND RETOOL ICONIC YORKSHIRE FACTORY TO MAKE NON-SURGICAL GOWNS AND MASKSFUND RESEARCH INTO SINGLE-DOSE ...

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M2R HELPING WAKEFIELD COMMUNITY

01 April 2020

Bored at home? This Wakefield company is looking to hire thousands of online workers! m2r Education based on Westgate have secured contracts with organisations looking to     ...

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WELCOME TO THE BUSINESS SURVIVAL GUIDE

01 April 2020

Pop Up Business School have created a Business Survival Guide to support YOU. We want to help you navigate your small business through the next few months of choppy waters! ...

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MINSTER LAW OFFERS CALL CENTRE CAPACITY TO AID REGIONAL BUSINESSES

01 April 2020

Minster Law CEO Shirley Woolham has urged Yorkshire business owners to find ways of supporting each other during the Coronavirus crisis. Her call comes as the Wakefield-based law ...

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