Staff at Sheffield Hallam have joined a national call to action by using their skills to produce PPE equipment desperately needed by frontline health and social care workers responding to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Results from the latest BCC Coronavirus Business Impact Tracker reveal the vast majority of firms surveyed say they will require three weeks or less to prepare to restart operations alongside any loosening of the UK lockdown.
This week, HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) will start contacting around three and a half million customers who may be eligible for the government’s Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) to explain the application process and help them get ready to m
Sheffield Covid-19 Business Response Group is calling for businesses in the city to share how they have been affected by the Covid-19 pandemic.
Sheffield Chamber have been contacted by Sheffield Hospital Charity for connections to any businesses who are able to provide essential items to staff working in hospitals across Sheffield.
Commenting on the government’s announcement today (2 May) of a discretionary fund for small businesses that have previously been outside the scope of the business grant funds scheme, BCC Director General Dr Adam Marshall said:
The impact of coronavirus (COVID-19) is causing uncertainty for everyone and presenting new challenges on an almost daily basis.