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Job Retention Scheme Portal Link and Future Fund Information

The HMRC Job Retention Scheme Portal which has opened today and allows you to claim for furloughed employees. Please see the link below for further information Guidance-claim wages through the coronavirus job retention scheme Please also see information for a new Grant coming out in May.  This lays out what the eligibility is and allow […]


CBM – COVID-19, Support Available from the Department for International Trade

Please see the link below for information from the Department for International Trade on support for UK exporters. As a CBM member you can also contact CBM to see if we can help in any way. Coronavirus/Support for UK exporters


CBM Fastener Sector holds Video Meeting

The CBM Fastener Sector held its first 2020 Sector Meeting via video-conferencing on 16th April, focusing on support for businesses during the Covid-19 crisis and sharing best practice on returning to work safely. The well attended meeting explored how CBM was working closely with the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, as well as […]


HMRC General Advice Videos

Please see the link to below to access the HMRC general advice videos for guidance help and support if your business has been affected by Covid-19 HMRC Videos


Latest Q&A on Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS)

Further information can be found here for the latest information on CBILS. Please click the link below to access. Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme


Latest on Social Distancing and Sector Guidance

BEIS has recently updated its government website regarding social distancing and providing sector guidance. See below for links to the relevant pages: Social distancing in the workplace  Guide to employers and businesses about Covid 19


Covid-19, Government Rules on Manufacturing

The Government want to make it clear, there is currently no restriction on manufacturing continuing under the current rules which are available here – Government Rules on Manufacturing


Government Guidelines Updates

The Government have updated their rules, having been relaxed to help businesses during the Covid-19 pandemic. Please see the links below with information on the update:Government guidelines


UK car sales crash in March

Data from the SMMT shows that March UK new car registrations fell by more than 200,000 to 254,684 units – a drop of 44.4% compared with March 2019. Year to date registrations were down 31% down to 483,557 units. Private car sales fell 40% in March; fleet registrations fell further, by more than 47%. Year to […]

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