One of the single biggest COVID rescue packages of its type in the UK is hoping to save thousands of jobs and transform the business economy of South Yorkshire.
Governments must change the way the economy works in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, according to a report commissioned by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).
Sheffield Chamber of Commerce, Sheffield Digital and the Sheffield Social Enterprise Network have joined up with Sheffield City Council, Sheffield Hallam University and other partners across the city
Commenting on extended support to prevent business evictions until the end of 2020, announced by the government today, BCC Co-Executive Director Claire Walker said:
In a letter to the Prime Minister, BCC President Baroness Ruby McGregor-Smith has said businesses face “the most difficult trading conditions in post-war history” and set out a series of measures to help government take a “sharper approach” to restarting
New guidance aimed at encouraging people to adhere to self-isolation rules to prevent the spread of Covid-19 have been produced by psychologists at Sheffield Hallam University.
Responding to the announcement that firms in England forced to close due to local Coronavirus restrictions will be able to claim grants of up to £1,500 every three weeks, BCC Director General Adam Marshall said:
Results from a BCC poll, conducted in partnership with banking group TSB, reveals that many firms have taken on debt during the pandemic and require flexible repayment solutions to rebuild their revenues and avoid an unsustainable debt crisis.
A new research project that will play a key role in helping the cultural sector recover from the impact of Covid-19 is being launched by researchers at the University of Sheffield.