The Chancellor explains his plan for jobs

The Chancellor explains his plan for jobs

A summary of the Chancellor’s plan for jobs – including Job Retention Bonus, Kickstart Scheme, Green Homes Grant, Stamp Duty Land Tax , VAT for hospitality & tourism sector and “Eat Out to Help Out”.

Top up on grant funding to help SMEs

Top up on grant funding to help SMEs

Local Authority discretionary Grant Funding for SMEs may be available from your Local Authority following a Top Up of grant funding by the government. If your business employs less than 50 people and has seen a significant drop in income due to Coronavirus restriction measures but did not qualify for the Small Business Grant Fund or the Retail, Hospitality & Leisure Grant Fund, help could be on the way.

Less than 50% of grant funding to SMEs distributed so far

Less than 50% of grant funding to SMEs distributed so far

So far SMEs have only received just under 50% of the grant funding allocated by the government through the SMB & RHL grant funds. The average across Derbyshire is 48%. If you have not heard from your Local Authority, get in touch with them.