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Further Local Authority Discretionary Grants on offer

Further Local Authority Discretionary Grants on offer

Stafford Borough Council is offering a new form of discretionary grant to support small and micro businesses that did not qualify for Small Business or Retail Leisure and Hospitality Grants.   Applications for a new Local Authority Discretionary Grant (LADG) can...
New Local Authority grants available

New Local Authority grants available

Stafford Borough Council is making available a new type of discretionary grant to help businesses that are not eligible for Small Business or Retail Leisure and Hospitality Grants.     Small and micro businesses in the local authority area, including those that...
Changes to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS)

Changes to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS)

Are you aware of the important updates to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS)? The scheme closes to new entrants on 30th June. This means that the last three-week furloughs must start on or before 10th June 2020. So, if you have not furloughed an employee for...
Extra support for SMEs during  Covid-19 crisis

Extra support for SMEs during Covid-19 crisis

Extra support is available for the region’s smaller businesses as the Covid-19 lockdown restrictions are relaxed and businesses plan how to get back to work safely.   The Chancellor’s decision to extend the Self-Employed Income Support Scheme (SEISS) has been...