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

Working Safely During Coronavirus

Crowborough Chamber

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

Added 08/7/20

Flexible Furlough & Self Employed Support

Crowborough Chamber

Flexible Furlough Scheme: Details of the flexible furlough scheme can be found HERE

Self-Employment Income Support Scheme: New examples for how a business could be adversely affected by coronavirus have been added to check if you can claim a grant click HERE

Added 08/7/20

Maintaining Records to Support Test & Trace

Crowborough Chamber

Organisations in certain sectors should collect details and maintain records of staff, customers and visitors on their premises to support NHS Test and Trace.

Guidance on the collection of data for those businesses reopening (pubs, cafes, hairdressers etc) is available HERE

Added 03/7/20

Business Reopenings

Government

Guidance for hair salon & other close contact business reopening is available HERE

Guidance for restaurant, pub & cafe reopening can be found HERE

Info on which businesses can open & which must remain closed is available HERE

Please note the advice to keep a temporary record of customer contact info to assist with possible test & trace if a Covid case arises.

Added 24/06/20

Re-Opening of Premises

Wealden District Council

Advice from WDC regarding the reopening of premises can be found HERE
Risk assessment advice & templates are available HERE
Posters giving guidance to customers & staff are available HERE
Covid Secure poster to display in open premises available HERE

Added 12/6/20

Advice for Shop, Office and Other Premises Reopenings

UK Government

Please follow the links below to see guidance regarding the opening of businesses.

Shops and stores HERE
Restaurants offering takeaway or delivery HERE
Offices and contact centres HERE
Factories, plants and warehouses HERE

Added 27/5/20

Local Authority Discretionary Grants Fund

Wealden District Council

Please follow the links below to see guidance regarding the opening of businesses.

Shops and stores HERE
Restaurants offering takeaway or delivery HERE
Offices and contact centres HERE
Factories, plants and warehouses HERE

Added 08/6/20

Quarterly Economic Survey

British Chambers of Commerce

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

Added 08/6/20

ESCC Funding News

ESCC

Covid19 Special Edition covers resources and grants ESCC are aware of. It is mainly aimed at the voluntary sector, however some information for individuals and businesses is included.

Please click HERE

Added 08/6/20

Self-Employment Support Scheme & Furlough Extentions & Updates

ESCC

The government’s Self-Employment Income Support Scheme is being extended and the employee furlough scheme has been updated.

Please click HERE for more details.

Added 03/6/20

Coronavirus Advice

UK Government

Please follow the link HERE to see the range of government business support available to UK businesses & the self employed.

Find out how to access the support, who is eligible, when the schemes open & how to apply

Added 24/3/20

Small and Medium Size Business Bounce Back Loan Launch

UK Government

This scheme helps small and medium-sized businesses affected by coronavirus (COVID-19) to access loans of up to £50,000. For more information and to apply please click HERE

To see all Government support for business please click HERE

and to search what help is available specifically for you or your business please click HERE

Added 4/5/20

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

Small Business Grants

Wealden District Council

Please follow the link HERE to see information regarding grants for Wealden businesses 

The application form for the COVID-19 Business Support Grant can be found HERE

Added 30/3/20

East Sussex Funding News - Covid19 Special Edition

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ESCC’s funding news team has put together a special Covid19 edition of Funding News available online HERE

Added 24/4/20

Coronavirus UK Community Support

Crowborough Chamber

Crowborough Town Council is asking for all local support centres and businesses that are open and can help people during the measures introduced by the Government to contact them as they are building a list of these amenities on their website. Details are pinned to the top of their website HERE

The Town Council and Chamber will also be liaising throughout this situation to try and connect those in need with those who can help.

Added 19/3/20

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