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Government confirms certain businesses and venues can open in England from 4th July


On 23 June 2020, the Prime Minister announced further easements of the coronavirus (COVID-19) restrictions as part of Step Three of the government’s plan to return life to as near normal as we can.

Partnership work to help ensure safe and enjoyable visits to Great Yarmouth’s shopping and tourism hotspots


Partnership work to help ensure safe and enjoyable visits to Great Yarmouth’s shopping and tourism hotspots

As further shops are set to reopen on Monday, Great Yarmouth’s council and business leaders are working together to help ensure everyone visiting the borough’s busiest shopping and tourism hotspots has a safe and enjoyable experience.

Great Yarmouth Borough Council submits £20m town centre regeneration bid


Great Yarmouth Borough Council is today (Friday, June 5) submitting to Government a bid for £19.9m to help transform and revive Great Yarmouth town centre as a vibrant economic, cultural and community hub.

GYBC announces new discretionary grant fund


Great Yarmouth Borough Council is inviting applications for grants from small businesses impacted by Covid-19, which were not eligible for the Government’s previous grants scheme or other support.

Prime Minister sets out timeline for retail to reopen in June


Thousands of high street shops, department stores and shopping centres across England are set to reopen next month once they are COVID-19 secure and can show customers will be kept safe, the Prime Minister Boris Johnson has confirmed today.

Businesses can claim back Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) for employees


If you’re an employer, find out if you can use the Coronavirus Statutory Sick Pay Rebate Scheme to reclaim employees’ coronavirus-related Statutory Sick Pay (SSP).

Gov.UK Guidance for businesses opening


The Government have released guidance for businesses opening during the corona virus (Covid-19) lockdown.
Please see below the direct links to the Gov.UK’s website, showing guidance for each business category.

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


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


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


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.

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