The government continues to support business and individuals through the coronavirus crisis. So far over £21m has been distributed in grants to over 1,400 businesses in the District, helping them to bridge the gap until normal trading can resume.
The furlough scheme has been extended until the end of August to cover the cost of staff, supporting them and their families with living costs. Full information is available at https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus.
Hertfordshire LEP and Visit Herts are working in partnership to offer small and micro businesses within the tourism, leisure, hospitality, retail, arts and cultural sectors the chance to unlock between £2000 and £5000 in match funding to help overcome the challenges of COVID-19. For more details please visit Crowdfund Hertfordshire: Small Business Innovation Fund
Britain’s globally renowned arts, culture and heritage industries will receive a world-leading £1.57 billion rescue package to help weather the impact of coronavirus. https://www.gov.uk/government/news/157-billion-investment-to-protect-britains-world-class-cultural-arts-and-heritage-institutions