Commenting on the government’s announcement that businesses in the beauty and leisure sectors will be allowed to reopen from tomorrow (Saturday 15 August), BCC Co-Executive Director Hannah Essex said:
When is the pandemic over and when does the recovery begin? That is the question at the heart of the work being coordinated by the Sheffield Covid-19 Business Response Group (BRG).
A family who’ve stayed at home since March to protect their extremely vulnerable 13-year-old son have spoken out about their hopes and fears as shielding comes to an end.
Results from the latest BCC Coronavirus Business Tracker reveal that businesses are still facing significant cashflow challenges with the schemes announced in the Summer Statement failing to provide support at the scale needed
Commenting on the Prime Minister’s announcement that the government will introduce new local restrictions and postpone the planned re-opening for some business from August 1st, BCC Co-Executive Director Claire Walker said:
One of Sheffield’s best loved charity schemes helping isolated older people is to return after a five month break, provided bosses can get hold of enough PPE.
Following a spike of Covid-19 cases in Spain, anyone returning will now have to self-isolate for 14 days. This may also include other countries in due course. This blog sets out some of the employment rights that employees should be aware of.
Emily Abbey, Senior Associate and Head of the Domestic Abuse Unit at leading Yorkshire law firm Keebles LLP, shares advice on the legal protection available for victims of domestic abuse.