UPDATE RE BUSINESS GRANTS;
The Council will be distributing grants of up to £25,000 for businesses in the retail, hospitality and leisure sectors with rateable values between £15,000 and £51,000. Grants of £10,000 will be available for all businesses in receipt of Small Business Rate Relief. These will not need to be paid back.
The Council will be making direct payments to businesses using their bank details from Business Rates payments. However, businesses who do not pay Business Rates by direct debit are being asked to provide information and their bank details. These businesses will need to complete an online form by visiting www.cannockchasedc.gov.uk/businessgrant.
Businesses may be contacted by phone to refer to the online web form, however, please be aware that under no circumstances will any council representative ask for business or banking details over the phone.
Cannock Chase Council:
Economic Development Team: 01543 464523 / Econdev@cannockchasedc.gov.uk
Business Rates: 01543 464282 / email@example.com
Stoke-on-Trent & Staffordshire Growth Hub
The Growth Hub have a Bank of experienced and qualified Business Advisors arranging 1-2-1 telephone advisory appointments, advising you on the COVID-19 Small Business Grants, the Business Interruption Loans (CBILS), Self employment advice , your financial support entitlement, The Government Job retention Scheme along with general Business advice. Email the above to arrange a telehone call.
GBSLEP Growth Hub
0800 032 3488 / firstname.lastname@example.org
The GBSLEP are encouraging any business affected by the current outbreak tof COVID-19 (whether it's a supply chain issue, problems exporting goods or staffing concerns) please get in touch by emailing or calling and discussing with an advisor.
The Insolvency Service has published a page outlining the support and advice available for businesses that are in difficulty. - https://www.gov.uk/government/news/getting-help-if-your-business-is-in-distress.
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Last Updated: 12/06/2020