Whilst the chaos of this global pandemic understandably dominates world headlines, behind the scenes the UK continues to prepare for the end of the agreed transition period on 31st December 2020.
An Israeli digital therapy start-up has become the first international business to join Sheffield Hallam University’s £900,000 Wellbeing Accelerator programme, based at the Advanced Wellbeing Research Centre (AWRC) in Sheffield.
Commenting on the Prime Minister’s address this evening (10 May) in which he set out a conditional plan for the next phase of the response to Covid-19, BCC Director General Adam Marshall said:
Can an employer dismiss or discipline an employee that refuses to attend work because they believe that it is unsafe to do so because of Coronavirus?
To help our fellow Chamber members access this vital funding, Taylor&Emmett colleagues and I have put together an off-the-shelf solution to simplify the furlough process.
Commenting on the latest UK Finance figures (7 May) on the number of firms successfully accessing CBILS, the BCC’s Head of Economics Suren Thiru said:
A Barnsley-based leader in the UK’s measurement and mapping industry swiftly weighed up its options when Covid-19 lockdown struck - and got all members of its team learning new skills online.
Opportunity Sheffield is producing a regular Jobs Bulletin during the lockdown featuring current vacancies – jobs that remain available during the lockdown period.