Today the Prime Minister laid out the plans to ease out of lockdown and towards re-opening the economy. You can download the PDF summary here The government has published full details here Below you can find some 'easy to digest' potted summary's of the steps out of lockdown. The dates are the earliest time, but not fixed, and will depend on how we are doing. It is vital that we follow the CMO’s advice and maintain support to businesses.
Today I have received this welcome update on the Pay As You Grow scheme: Dear Ms Mordaunt, Pay as You Grow options enables more flexible Bounce Back Loan Scheme repayments On Saturday 6 February 2021, the Chancellor announced further details of Pay as You Grow, a series of measures designed to give businesses more time and flexibility to repay their Bounce Back Loan following their initial 12-month repayment free period. The British Business Bank, who administers the scheme o
SOLENT SUPPORTING EMPLOYMENT GRANTS WORTH £700,000 NOW AVAILABLE TO HELP PEOPLE INTO EMPLOYMENT The Hampshire and Isle of Wight Community Foundation (HIWCF) is delighted to announce that a second round of funding worth £700,000 is available from 1st February 2021 through the ‘Solent Supporting Employment’ Grant Programme. Community groups, charities and not-for-profit organisations can apply for grants of between £30,000 to £60,000, to support local people wanting to get back