COVID-19 Business Support Update

The government has published the ‘COVID-19 Response: Summer 2021’.

This document sets out the details of the final roadmap step (Step 4) as we transition out of lockdown:


Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS)

The guidance has been updated with information about the fifth SEISS grant:

Work out your turnover so you can claim the fifth SEISS grant:


Providing apprenticeships during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic

Updated to reflect the change in the return to the workplace which will apply to apprentices as part of Step 4 of the roadmap; updated links and references to the redundancy support service for apprentices; updated to reflect ending of flexibility permitting end-point assessment prior to functional skills qualification achievement; and updated to reflect an extension of the temporary policy on suspending the requirement for Level 2 apprentices to attempt Level 2 functional skills assessment:


Coronavirus guidance for Companies House customers

The temporary measures put in place during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic for stamping SH03 forms with stamp duty paid have been made permanent:


Help and support if your business is affected by coronavirus (COVID-19)

A recorded webinar about the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme has been added:



Exploring the Warehousing Industry from a Market and Operational Perspective

Wednesday 14 July, 14:00 – 15:30 – webinar

The Supply Chain Network and AECOM are hosting a storage and warehousing webinar which will explore its vital role in the logistics supply chain. The session will look at market trends on a regional and national level, the impact of Covid-19 and Brexit on operations and provide practical advice.

Find out more information and register:


Energy Breakfast – Are you doing your bit for the environment?

Thursday 29 July, 8:00 – 9:00am – webinar

Are you doing your bit for the environment? Learn how businesses can map their carbon footprint

Join the ergo and Aura teams at our latest energy breakfast. The event will explore the benefits and key considerations for businesses wanting to keep up to speed with changes in regulations in order to reduce their carbon footprint and stay ahead of the competition.

Find out more and register:


The Waterline Summit 2021

18-22 October 2021 – hybrid and online

The Waterline Summit is returning as an even bigger and more ambitious event, linking the Humber to the globally critical COP26 climate change conference.

Find out more and register your early interest:


Useful Covid Support Links

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

East Riding of Yorkshire Council:

Hull and East Yorkshire Business Growth Hub:

HM Government Business Support:


Don’t forget that businesses across the East Riding looking for any advice and guidance can contact the East Riding  business support team. Don’t hesitate to get back in touch with your dedicated advisor, or email: and they will respond as quickly as possible. 


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