9. Business update
This week’s important update describes the free webinars we’re providing for businesses in response to the coronavirus pandemic. So far, more than £37m has been paid to local businesses in grants to support them at this difficult time. A new top-up fund has been announced by Government and we’re currently waiting for details of this. Read about the new fund for dairy farmers, a hardship fund for people in financial difficulty, postponement of business rates revaluation, help for self-employed people and much, much more.