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Latest announcements and support for business

This page gives the latest political news, advice and guidance from Government, and official bodies in relation to local economic growth and the support available to businesses and business boards. 

General election called for 4 July

The Prime Minister has nailed a date for the next UK general election - Thursday 4 July. The Electoral Commission has published some timetable details and key dates that set the framework for the coming weeks.

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Get support for your business right here...  

Use this easy one stop shop to find out what business support and advice is available to help you start, grow and  succeed with your business.

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Growth Hubs support local business 

England’s 38 LEP Growth Hubs are providing practical support and guidance to the thousands of local employers and businesses across the country facing the challenges caused by the economic impact of the coronavirus.

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The Prime Minister announced a ten point plan to drive a 'Green Industrial Revolution' to generate 250,000 jobs and get to net zero by 2050.     

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The British Chambers of Commerce have a dedicated 'Coronavirus Hub' to advise and support business. 

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The Local Government Association has published information for councils on the impact of the Coronavirus. 

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CBI Business Guidance

The CBI has a Coronavirus Hub giving up to date support, intelligence, and guidance for business.    

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The Public Health England website keeps a daily update on incidences of Coronavirus in UK.

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