Crowborough & District Chamber Of Commerce To promote and protect the commercial, retail, professional and general interests of businesses in Crowborough.

Crowborough Chamber of Commerce


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Crowborough Chamber News

Crowborough Chamber Facebook Page & Business Forum

Crowborough Chamber

The Crowborough Chamber has a Facebook page HERE where we will be sharing details of upcoming events and Chamber news.

Please like and share the page and feel free to add your comments to posts.

We have also launched the Crowborough Business Forum where members can start their own converstations and share promotions. Please join HERE

Added 03/3/20

Financial support for businesses during coronavirus

Gov

A comprehensive list of financial support for businesses during coronavirus can be found HERE

Added 06/04/21

Venues required by law to record contact details

Gov

Venues, businesses and other public settings where people meet socially including hospitality, close contact and leisure venues must record contact details of customers, visitors and staff on their premises to tackle the spread of coronavirus. For more information please click HERE

Added 06/04/21

Code of practice for the commercial property sector

Gov

The Government has published a code of practice to encourage commercial tenants and landlords to work together to protect viable businesses HERE

Added 06/04/21

East Sussex County Council Funding News

ESCC

ESCC's monthly newsletter with up-to-date funding ideas and details on grants can be found HERE

Added 06/04/21

Rapid Coronavirus tests now available for small businesses

East Sussex County Council

You can order free rapid lateral flow tests to test your employees twice a week in the workplace.

You must register by 11:59pm on 12th April 2021 HERE

Added 22/03/21

Coronavirus Restart Grant

East Sussex County Council

The Restart Grant scheme supports businesses in the non-essential retail, hospitality, leisure, personal care and accommodation sectors with a one-off grant, to reopen safely as COVID-19 restrictions are lifted.

Check if you're eligible for a coronavirus Restart Grant HERE

Added 22/03/21

Reopening Businesses and Venues in England

East Sussex County Council

Guidance detailing the steps to reopen certain businesses and venues in England can be found HERE

Added 01/03/21

Roadmap out of Lockdown

East Sussex County Council

A 4-step plan to ease lockdown in England has been announced, details of the staged opening can be found from page 31 onwards of the Spring Response HERE

Added 23/02/21

Recovery Loan Scheme

East Sussex County Council

Details of a new loan scheme to support access to finance for UK business can be found HERE

Added 23/02/21

The Quarterly Economic Survey

East Sussex County Council

The QES carried out by the British Chambers (BCC) is the largest independent business survey in the UK and a significant economic indicator. To take part in the survey please click HERE

Added 23/02/21

Community Testing In East Sussex

East Sussex County Council

Public Health is rolling out community testing in East Sussex to identify people who unknowingly have Covid-19. They want to hear from businesses and organisations who employ staff who work with people at greater risk if they contract Covid-19 and also those businesses who have staff who cannot do their job from home. Click HERE for more information

Added 02/02/21

Free Business Webinars from EDEAL

EDEAL

EDEAL offers a range of FREE Business Webinars supporting businesses in Wealden. For a list of events please click HERE

Added 02/02/21

Changes to The Kickstart Scheme

Gov

The Kickstart Scheme is now available to employers looking to create 29 or less jobs placements for young people. For more information please click HERE

Added 28/01/21

National Lockdown: Stay at Home

Gov

Find out what you can and cannot do under National Lockdown Restrictions HERE

Added 07/01/21

Furlough Scheme

Gov

Check which employees you can put on furlough to use the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme HERE

Added 07/01/21

Self Employment Support Scheme

Gov

Check if you can claim a grant through the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme HERE

Added 07/01/21

Grants & Support Via Wealden District Council

Wealden

Wealden District Council has now updated its website to show grants that are available to businesses HERE

Added 07/01/21

Working Safely During Coronavirus

Gov

Find out how to make your workplace COVID-secure HERE

Added 07/01/21

Coronavirus Local Restrictions Support Grant For Closed Businesses

Gov

The Local Restrictions Support Grant (LRSG (Closed)) supports businesses that have been required to close due to temporary local restrictions. All Tier 4 businesses required to close will be eligible for grants of up to £1,500 for each 14-day period of closure; the grants will be administered by local authorities

Check if you're eligible for the grant HERE

Added 29/12/20

Coronavirus Local Restrictions Support Grant For Open Businesses

Gov

The Local Restrictions Support Grant (LRSG (Open)) supports businesses that have been severely impacted due to temporary local restrictions.

Check if you're eligible for the grant HERE

Added 29/12/20

Claim for wages through the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

Gov

Claim for some of your employee’s wages if you have put them on furlough or flexible furlough because of coronavirus HERE

Added 29/12/20

Working safely during coronavirus

Gov

Find out how to make your workplace COVID-secure HERE

Added 29/12/20

Proud to be Local

ESCC

Look out for The Chamber's Shop Local, Eat Local, Buy Local banners and posters that have been going up in businesses and on the roadside around Crowborough Jarvis Brook and Rotherfield.

We have a few A4 posters left, please contact The Chamber if you would like to display one, alternatively they can be downloaded and printed. There are two versions:

Crowborough & Surrounding Areas HERE
Crowborough, Jarvis Brook & Rotherfield HERE

Please support your local businesses.

Added 15/12/20

Pay VAT deferred due to coronavirus

Government

Find out how to pay VAT payments deferred between 20 March and 30 June 2020 HERE. You can pay now or get ready to opt in to the VAT deferral new payment scheme.

Added 09/12/20

EU Transition Hub

FSB

The FSB Transition Hub HERE is designed to help small businesses and the self-employed understand and prepare for what comes after the end of the UK/EU transition period later this year.

Added 09/12/20

Check if you can claim a grant through the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme

Government

If you're self-employed or a member of a partnership and have been impacted by coronavirus (COVID-19) find out if you can use this scheme to claim a grant HERE

Added 02/12/20

Brexit Transition, New Rules from 1 January 2021

Government

Use the Government's checker tool HERE and  answer a few questions to get a list of personalised actions for both your business and your personal circumstances.

Added 02/12/20

Free Leadership and Management Programmes

Edeal

These programmes will help you make decisions to adapt your business to the current economy. Whether you manage a multi-million pound business or are a sole trader, these programmes can help you by providing a specialist business coach to work at your side. For more info please click HERE

Added 26/11/20

ESCC Business and Jobs Information Web Page

East Sussex County Council

ESCC has a new web page HERE designed to help new and established businesses, job seekers and customers.

It includes information on Business Support Services, Adult Learning and IT. 

Added 18/11/20

Check if your business is eligible for a coronavirus grant

Government

Check if your business is eligible for a coronavirus grant for closed businesses HERE

Added 13/11/20

Apply for the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme

Gov

The scheme helps small and medium-sized businesses to access loans and other kinds of finance up to £5 million.  For more information click HERE

Added 3/11/20

Help and Support For Your Business

Gov

Watch videos and register for free webinars to learn more about the support available to help you deal with the economic impacts of coronavirus HERE

Added 17/9/20

Coronavirus Support Finder

UK Government

Covid19 support is available to employers & the self-employed.

Make sure you are aware of all the help available for yourself & your business with the Government's Support Finder HERE

Added 24/3/20

Please note: Advertising of non Chamber events does not constitute endorsement.