NAtional and local grants to support businesses during coronavirus

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  Latest Government business support 

The Budget on 3 March 2021 announced:

Restart grants for retail, hospitality and leisure businesses, to be administered by local authorities from April

An extension to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme to the end of September 

A fourth Self Employed Income Support Scheme grant to cover February-April 2021

A new Recovery Loan scheme which will follow the CBILS and Bounce Bank loan schemes

If you need business support, speak to the New Anglia Growth Hub on 0300 333 6536 or email [email protected]

Vaccination for care home staff and workers deployed in care homes

From 11 November, staff in care homes, and anyone whose trade or work takes them into a care home, will need to show proof of full vaccination (unless exempt). This includes tradespeople who operate in care homes, such as hairdressers, electricians, plumbers etc.

Workers will need to have their first vaccine dose by 16 September to be fully vaccinated with a second dose by 11 November.

You can find out more about this legislation here

Advice for businesses in Step 4 (from 19 July)

Download a toolkit for reopening your business safely

Grants to support businesses in specific areas


Norwich City Council Additional Restrictions Grant

Spring Back Breckland package of grants for businesses – including Digital Breckland; grants up to £3,000 for Breckland businesses and
wider support for digital adaptations.
Also a
Business Start-Up Scheme with grants of £12,500 to £10,000 to
support people to start a business in the Breckland area. 

East Suffolk Council Restart Grant 

East Suffolk Council Digital Advice Service
Support and mentoring for businesses to help them grow their business online. 

Customer Experience Initiative – Great
Yarmouth Borough Council and Morgan Sindall

Grants for local businesses, charities and community groups in Great Yarmouth enabled
by Morgan Sindall.  Deadline 3 September

If you need business support, speak to the New Anglia Growth Hub on 0300 333 6536 or 

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