COVID-19 SUPPORT

LOAN DEADLINES

The deadline for applying for a Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme and the Future Fund is 30th September.  Of more relevance to farmers is the smaller Bounce Back loan and the deadline for applying for this scheme is 4th November.

KICKSTART SCHEME

This provides fully-funded six-month placements for 16-24 year olds claiming Universal Credit and at risk of long term unemployment.  Employers can only apply if they have a minimum of 30 job placements available, but businesses can cooperate to reach this target.  if you are interested please give us a call on 01768 868615.

SMALL GRANTS TO HELP BUSINESSES RECOVER FROM COVID-19

Businesses can apply for grants from £1,000 to £3,000 for advice and small scale equipment if they had a 40% loss of income between March and June, compared with the same period in 2019.  In Cumbria, the scheme is now closed but is about to open in Yorkshire – you can register an interest at: Yorkshire Growth Hub Small Business Grant

 

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