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Useful Information for Businesses – Update 20th April 2020

Within this daily blog we aim to give you top-line, up-to-date information at a glance with links to relevant sites that explain in more detail relevant news, support, and financial help that we hope will make a difference to your business during the Covid19 Crisis and beyond:

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

The government’s furlough scheme will be extended for a further month into June and is available to claim from 20 April 2020 LINK

Chancellor expands loan scheme for large businesses

A government-backed loan scheme for large businesses affected by coronavirus has been expanded to cover all viable firms, the Chancellor announced today LINK

Businesses to save up to £300m a year while reducing CO2 LINK

Croydon Council Launches Voluntary and Community Sector COVID-19 Emergency Fund LINK


COVID-19 Defra Update

Updated page with requirements for travelling and moving goods to France.

Guidance for Community Interest Companies (CICs) LINK


A new Coronavirus Business Support Hub is now available at

Funding and support

 Support for the retail, hospitality, leisure and nursery sectors

 Self-employed people and sole traders

 Your responsibilities as an employer

 Managing your business during coronavirus

 Business closures

National Caterers Association (NCASS) have dedicated advice for caterers still operating or changing to delivery services here 

UK Sustain have dedicated advice and resources for community organisations and social enterprises helping to feed vulnerable groups here 


Forthcoming Webinars

22 April 10am   White Label  Entrepreneurial Croydon – Advice for Directors and how to remain innovative.

Past Relevant Webinar Series

Series of Webinars run by Champ Consultants (Accountants)  Including advice for small businesses and self employed persons, latest updates and Government help

White Label Webinars are available on their YouTube Channel here.

Social Enterprise UK have a range of webinars for social entrepreneurs here

NCASS have started webinars for their members which would also be helpful for all food businesses here

Thank you to White Label Creative who have been invaluable in passing on relevant information to us on a daily basis and, together with Champ Consultants, an established, local accountancy company and the Federation of Small Businesses a membership organisation helping smaller businesses achieve their ambitions – we hope that in re-circulating the salient points, we can all work together to help as many businesses as possible.

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