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Month: April 2021

COVID-19: what to do if you’re self-employed and getting less work or no work

19th April 2021

Guidance for people who are self-employed and getting less work or no work because of coronavirus (COVID-19). Coronavirus (COVID-19): what to do if you’re self-employed and getting less work or no work Read more

Supporting people with everyday technology

19th April 2021

Skills For Care have a set of webinars and videos available to watch online to help you provide support to others with everyday technology use. Using technology is now as much a part of life as any other aspect of life that someone might need support with. This means social care workers and volunteers need … Read more

Self Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS)

16th April 2021

Below are links to the Government guidance on the Self Employment Income Support Scheme: Claim a grant through the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme Check if you can claim a grant through the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme How your trading conditions affect your eligibility for the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme How HMRC works out trading profits … Read more

Better Broadband for Rural Businesses

13th April 2021

The government has launched a scheme to provide vouchers of up to £3,500 to businesses in rural locations to fund the installation of high-speed broadband. Find out more here. Read more

A new CEO for Community Catalysts

13th April 2021

Small Good Stuff is part of the wider Community Catalysts family and we’re all passionate about helping local people to help and care for other local people.  The Board of Community Catalysts is delighted to announce the appointment of Pip Cannons as our next CEO, taking over from our founder Sian Lockwood who is retiring … Read more

Opportunities to Network – FSB

8th April 2021

FSB are running free online regional networking opportunities for small businesses. You do not need to be an FSB member to attend these events. Sign up for an event in your area here. Read more

Launch of Recovery Loan Scheme

7th April 2021

A new government-backed loan scheme launches today (6 April) to provide additional finance to those businesses that need it. Financial support for businesses Find out more about the Recovery Loan Scheme Read more

Government launches new grant funding scheme

7th April 2021

A fresh wave of grant funding has been launched for non-essential businesses by the government Find out more about the Restart Grant. Read more

Updated – Overview of adult social care guidance on COVID-19

7th April 2021

The government has updated it’s information for adult social care providers on COVID-19 guidance. Read in full here Read more

COVID-19: supporting adults with learning disabilities and autistic adults

6th April 2021

The Government have updated their guidance for care staff who are supporting adults with learning disabilities and autistic adults during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Read the guidance here This has now been updated to include information on the ‘COVID-19 Response – Spring 2021’ roadmap out of the current lockdown. Read more