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GOV.UK – Top Up to Local Business Grant Funds Scheme

04/05/2020

A discretionary fund has been set up to accommodate certain small businesses previously outside the scope of the business grant funds scheme.

GOV.UK Bounce-Back Loan Scheme

28/04/2020

This scheme will help small and medium-sized businesses affected by coronavirus (COVID-19) to apply for loans of up to £50,000.

GOV.UK Business Support Search Tool

21/04/2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19) support is available to employers and the self-employed. You may be eligible for loans, tax relief and cash grants.

Use this business support finder to see what support is available for you and your business.

Business Grants Information

20/04/2020

Don’t miss out if you’re eligible

Great Yarmouth Borough Council has so far handed out over £20m in Government relief grants to around 1,850 eligible local businesses, which is 61 per cent of the businesses we think are eligible under Government criteria and wrote to three weeks ago.

The council is working closely with New Anglia LEP, other local councils and business groups to ensure our local businesses get the support they are entitled to during these challenging times.

Support for Businesses outlined by Great Yarmouth Borough Council

14/04/2020

Support for self-employed persons

31/03/2020

Rishi Sunak announces world-leading scheme to support the UK’s self-employed affected by the coronavirus outbreak.

Covid-19 “Lockdown” Business Info

25/03/2020

As part of the measures announced by Boris Johnson on Monday 23rd March 2020 to reduce the spread of the Coronavirus, many town centre businesses will have to close their doors until further notice.

Below is a summarised list of the exceptions to the new laws:
Supermarkets and other food shops, health shops, pharmacies including non-dispensing pharmacies, petrol stations, bicycle shops, home and hardware shops, launderettes and dry cleaners, garages, car rentals, pet shops, corner shops, newsagents, post offices and banks.
Market stalls selling food and grocery items can also stay open.
Businesses offering food deliveries and take away are also allowed to remain open.

Please see our showing businesses that remain open during lockdown.

Corona Virus (Covid-19) – Local Business Service Changes

19/03/2020

We’ve been working hard at GYTCP to scan social media and other news outlets to stay informed on what changes businesses in Great Yarmouth town centre are
putting in place in response to the corona virus (Covid-19) public health advice. Which are open, which are closed, and those who have changed opening hours or even ways of trading.

Link to Google Sheet: 

Coronavirus (Covid-19) Impact

17/03/2020

BELOW IS A STATEMENT FROM GREAT YARMOUTH BOROUGH COUNCIL REGARDING PLANNED EVENTS AND MEETINGS


Cancellation of Easter Fair (April 16 to 19), Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea (March 22) and postponement of ceremony of Spirit of Enterprise Awards (March 27)

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