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:
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.
Results from the latest BCC Coronavirus Business Impact Tracker reveal that?the vast majority of?businesses surveyed have furloughed a proportion of their workforce, and are awaiting funds from the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme as payday approaches
We’re aware that businesses have faced challenges accessing the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS).
Welcoming the Chancellor’s announcement of a Future Fund, supporting start-ups by delivering an initial commitment of £250m of new government funding which will be unlocked by private investment on a match funded basis, BCC Head of Economics Suren Thiru s
Tom Sutton, Interim General Manager and Peter Kennan, Chair of Transport Forum from Sheffield Chamber of Commerce were asked to take part in a Zoom video call of Northern business leaders with Secretary of State for Transport, Grant Shapps MP and 4 other
Commenting on news that applications are now open for the government’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, BCC Director General Adam Marshall said:
Commenting on the Chancellor’s announcement today (17 April) that the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme will be extended by one month until the end of June, BCC director general Adam Marshall said: