Government Bounce Back Scheme Now Live

  Emergency measures, including business grants, tax deferrals, and the job retention scheme, are already helping hundreds of thousands of small businesses weather the impact of Coronavirus – but many need cash injections to keep operating. The Government’s Bounce Back Loan Scheme is now live and enables small businesses to borrow up to £50,000 and…

A Discretionary Fund has been set up to accommodate certain small businesses previously outside the scope of the business grant funds scheme

The Government has announced a discretionary fund that has been set up to accommodate certain small businesses previously outside the scope of the business grant funds scheme https://www.gov.uk/government/news/top-up-to-local-business-grant-funds-scheme This additional fund is aimed at small businesses with ongoing fixed property-related costs. The government are asking local authorities to prioritise businesses in shared spaces, regular market…

Get Well with the Wellness Society

The Wellness Society are a registered CIC offering free holistic, fluff-free and beautifully designed self-help, therapy and coaching tools. Their aim is to bridge the gap for people who find long-term private therapy unaffordable yet are reluctant (or unable) to get help from overstretched mental health services. Fortunately, research shows that self-help tools are often…

The Solstice Prize for Young Writers 2020 for 10 – 17 year olds – Writing East Midlands

The Solstice Prize for Young Writers 2020 A CREATIVE WRITING PRIZE FOR 10-17 YEAR OLDS BROUGHT TO YOU BY WRITING EAST MIDLANDS SUNRISE ON THE SOLSTICE Writing East Midlands have announced the launch of the 2020 Solstice Prize, now in its fifth year. They’d love to see entries of poetry (up to 40 lines) and…