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COVID-19 Business Support Update

As restrictions are gradually being lifted, ERYC would like to remind everyone about the 3 Steps to Safety message. It is important that we all continue to follow to prevent, notice and act: https://covid19.eastriding.gov.uk/3stepstosafety/#prevent-3steps

Lateral flow testing kits can be ordered online or collected locally for further information visit: https://www.gov.uk/order-coronavirus-rapid-lateral-flow-tests

Don’t forget that businesses across the East Riding looking for advice and guidance during the COVID-19 pandemic, or for any other general business support enquiries can contact our business support team. You can contact them by email: business.support@eastriding.gov.uk and they will respond as quickly as possible.

 

Claim a grant through the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme

The online service for the fourth grant is now available. Find out how to claim the grant if you’re self-employed or a member of a partnership and have been impacted by coronavirus (COVID-19):

https://www.gov.uk/guidance/claim-a-grant-through-the-coronavirus-covid-19-self-employment-income-support-scheme

 

How HMRC will continue to support customers and the economy

This briefing sets out how HMRC will continue to support customers and the economy over the coming months:

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/hmrc-issue-briefing-how-hmrc-will-continue-to-support-customers-and-the-economy

 

Staying COVID-secure notice

Revised to add ventilation. You may wish to update your notice to confirm that you’re following the latest guidance:

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/staying-covid-19-secure-in-2020-notice

 

 Other Business Updates

The Hull and East Yorkshire Business Growth Hub

The Hull and East Yorkshire (HEY) Business Growth Hub was founded on 1 April 2021. The Growth Hub business advisors are employed and based with the two regional local authorities: East Riding of Yorkshire Council and Hull City Council. Visit the HEY Growth Hub website to find out more about the services on offer:

https://heygrowthhub.com/

 

Events

Innovation and the Environment: Maximising Opportunities for your SME in Flood Resilience:

Virtual free event 8am-9am on 29 April 2021

Hear from the University of Hull’s Flood Innovation Centre as they reveal why property flood resilience is an important part of the response to flood risk and how it is becoming a growing market for SME’s. Find out about the opportunities and challenges of this rapidly expanding sector, connecting you with more customers, enhancing your supply chains and helping you make a real difference in the fight against flood risk:

https://aura-innovation.co.uk/events/innovation-and-the-environment-maximising-opportunities-for-your-sme-in-flood-resilience/

 

InventX Demonstration Series: 3D Printing and Computer-Aided Design

Join the technical team at the Aura Innovation Centre for a monthly demonstration series showcasing their InventX innovation space, to discover how your business can access a range of specialist equipment and make low-carbon innovation ambitions a reality. The first event in the series will start on 6 May at 11.30am – 12.15pm, where the team will be focusing on the capabilities of 3D Printing and Computer-Aided Design.

To book your place and find out more information on the series, visit the Aura Innovation Centre website:

https://aura-innovation.co.uk/events/

 

HEY Start-ups Event Schedule

Anyone looking to set up their own business or anyone who has started trading within the last 12 months can take part in these free events, delivered on behalf of the Hull & East Yorkshire Growth Hub by Page Consulting Ltd:

https://heygrowthhub.com/hey-start-ups-event-schedule/

 

Useful Links

You may wish to save the links below, which will provide useful information and updates:

East Riding of Yorkshire Council:

https://covid19.eastriding.gov.uk/

Hull and East Yorkshire Business Growth Hub:

https://heygrowthhub.com/covid-19/

HM Government Business Support:

https://www.businesssupport.gov.uk/coronavirus-business-support/

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

https://www.gov.uk/guidance/help-and-support-if-your-business-is-affected-by-coronavirus-covid-19

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