IDEALondon offering FREE desks space to tech startups

IDEALondon is offering FREE desks space to tech startups for one month if you sign up for the next month IDEALondon is a UCL Innovation centre in partnership with EDF & Capital Enterprise in the heart of Shoreditch.If you're a tech startup that's looking for ment...
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Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme update on claiming Employee’s wages

From 1 September, the government will pay 70% of wages up to a maximum cap of £2,187.50 for the hours the employee is on furlough. Employers will top up employees’ wages to ensure they receive 80% (up to £2,500). The caps are proportional to the hours not worked. You can rea...
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Kickstart Scheme

The government has introduced a new Kickstart Scheme in Great Britain, a £2 billion fund to create hundreds of thousands of high quality 6-month work placements aimed at those aged 16 to 24 who are on Universal Credit and are deemed to be at risk of long term unemployment. Fund...
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Highways England : £27 billion roads investment to support 64,000 jobs

Highways England has unveiled the details of plans for £27.4 billion investment in the strategic road network across the country.Highways England will deliver £14 billion of projects improving the quality, capacity and safety of the motorways and major A roads that hav...
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50 million for legal aid sector

Up to £51 million will go to the legal aid sector to better reflect the vital work criminal advocates and solicitors do, under government reforms announced (21 August 2020). New payments better reflect the amount of work that goes into preparing cases for trial ministers announ...
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Supporting local businesses to be Covid-19 Secure

Hounslow Council, working in partnership with Safer Business Hounslow and Hounslow Chamber of Commerce have introduced new business support advisors to help ensure that businesses are 'Covid-19 Secure' as part of the #ShopSafeShopLocal campaign.  The campaign is being funde...
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UK aid to protect high street supply chains

The UK Government will launch a new programme (14 August) to help high street businesses, including Marks & Spencer, Sainsbury’s, Tesco, Morrisons, Co-op and Waitrose, to strengthen their global supply chains by supporting workers in developing countries during the coronav...
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Millions of self employed to benefit from second stage of support scheme

Over 2.7 million benefited from the first stage of the SEISS - with the government handing out £7.8 billion of grants to help them through the crisis.second stage of Self Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) opens for applications todaythose eligible will receive a ...
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Hounslow Chamber: Re-boot Business Breakfast

Hounslow chamber are so pleased to be able to hold another face to face networking event. The last time we were all together was 10th MarchBookings will be taken by Eventbrite with a strict 30 person limit so ALL need to book :hounslow Chamber Members: £8 plus ...
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Closure of the Business Grant Scheme

The Government has announced the closure of the Business Grant Scheme28 August 2020 is the last date for applications to be submitted. After this date the scheme will be closed. Any applications / payments still being processed will be concluded by 30 September 2020. 
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