Commenting on temporary measures announced by Business Secretary Alok Sharma on 23 April to safeguard businesses against aggressive debt recovery actions during the coronavirus pandemic, BCC Head of People Policy Jane Gratton said:
The Mayor and the NHS and Integrated Care System in South Yorkshire have put out a public call for help supplying critical PPE to front line services across our region.
Commenting on the latest UK Finance update on the number of firms successfully accessing CBILS, the BCC’s Head of Economics Suren Thiru said:
The Working Time Regulations 1998 (“WTR”) have been amended to allow the carry-over of untaken leave where the leave cannot be taken due to COVID-19.
A Barnsley-based leader in the UK’s measurement and mapping industry swiftly weighed up its options when Covid-19 lockdown struck – and got its entire team learning new skills online.
Sheffield Hallam University is launching an appeal to support students who are facing unprecedented challenges as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.
Psychologists at the University of Sheffield and Ulster University have launched a study into how young people are coping with the coronavirus lockdown, and why some may not be following government guidelines on physical distancing.
Sheffield City Trust has donated around 7,000 pieces of personal protective equipment and nine defibrillators to the NHS.