Crowborough Chamber News
Crowborough Chamber Facebook Page & Business Forum
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
Financial Support for Businesses & Self Employed
The government has announced changes to it's Winter Support Scheme for businesses and the self employed. For more information please click HERE
FREE Webinar - Contracts, What You Need to Know
Tuesday 20th October at 11am for 90 mins delivered by Carol Hill of C.Hill Consultancy. Covering why you need contracts, what type is appropriate, key aspects of commercial contracts, contract disputes. For more information please click HERE
Workplace health and wellbeing survey
Please take 10 minutes to fill in ESCC short survey HERE. What you tell them will help them to understand what support would be useful, relevant and meet the needs of workplaces in East Sussex.
Check if you can claim the Job Retention Bonus
Find out if you’re eligible to claim the Job Retention Bonus and what you need to do to claim it HERE. You will be able to claim it between 15 February 2021 and 31 March 2021.
Returning to The High Street Safely
Wealden District Council would like to know how you feel about shopping locally since the Coronavirus lockdown restrictions were eased. Please complete their short survey HERE
Job Support Scheme
The Job Support Scheme factsheet HERE explains what is covered by the grant, which employers and employees are eligible, and how to claim.
Self-Employment Income Support Scheme Grant Extension
The grant is being extended from 1 November 2020. Find out if you’re eligible and how much you can get HERE
New Restrictions on businesses and venues
The government has announced additional measures to address an increase in coronavirus cases for more information please click HERE
Help and Support For Your Business
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
Support to Stop Business Evictions Extended
Commercial tenants will be protected from the risk of eviction until the end of 2020 helping businesses to protect jobs. For more information please click HERE
Businesses urged to prepare for NHS COVID-19 app
Pubs, restaurants, hairdressers, cinemas and other venues across England and Wales are being urged to download QR codes to prepare for public rollout of new app. For more information please click HERE
To create a NHS QR code for your business please click HERE
Venues required by law to record contact details
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
Working safely during coronavirus
Keep yourself updated on changes to Covid guidelines for your sector by visiting the Government guidance page HERE and selecting your sector. The pages are regularly updated.
Kickstart Scheme Intermediary
Sussex Chamber is acting for intermediary for businesses wishing to be part of the Kickstart Scheme but who wish to employ less than 30 staff. You do not have to be a member of Sussex or Crowborough Chamber to take advantage of this scheme. For more information please click HERE
Make Fire Prevention a Business Priority
Businesses in East Sussex and Brighton and Hove are being urged by East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service to make fire prevention a priority. The call comes at the start of The National Fire Chiefs Council’s Business Safety Week (7th-13th September).
Throughout the NFCC’s Business Safety Week 2020, ESFRS will be sending out useful fire prevention tips each day on Facebook @ESFRSbusinesssafety and Twitter @EastSussexFRS. There’s also plenty of advice on their website HERE and on the National Fire Chief Council’s website HERE.
East Sussex County Council Funding News
ESCC's monthly newsletter with up-to-date funding ideas and details on grants can be found HERE
Kickstart Scheme - Jobs for Young People
The Government's Kickstart Scheme provides funding to employers to create job placements for 16 to 24 year olds.
Funding available for each job will cover 100% of the relevant National Minimum Wage for 25 hours a week, plus the associated employer National Insurance contributions and employer minimum automatic enrollment contributions.
For more information please click HERE
Quarterly Economic Survey
The BCC's Quarterly Economic Survey is the largest independent business survey in the UK and a significant economic indicator.
To take part in the survey, please click HERE
New Member 2 Member Offer
Trevor Mitchell - 2 Plan Wealth Management is offering two Member 2 Member incentives:
£100 Referral fee to a Member who refers a client to him. And £100 Cash back to any Member that becomes a client of his.
For more details and to see other Member Offers please see our Member 2 Member page HERE
Reporting Outbreaks of Coronavirus
Guidance for businesses and organisations on how to recognise, contain and report incidents of coronavirus can be found HERE
Working Safely During Coronavirus
Keep abreast of any updates on how to make your workplace Covid secure by selecting your relevant sector HERE
Alternatively, use the Government's step by step guidance tool to check what your business needs to do HERE
Coronavirus Support Finder
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
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