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Chancellor announces £9,000 grants for businesses

By Kat Hill | 5 January 2021

Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, has announced one-off grants worth up to £9,000 will be available to beauty businesses, as part of a new package for the retail, hospitality and leisure sectors in England. The funds will be available to nail & beauty businesses, confirmed by Department for Business, Energy & Industrial…

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NHBF warns of ‘devastating future’ without further financial support

By Chloe Randall | 3 December 2020

New research from industry body, the National Hair & Beauty Federation (NHBF), is warning of a bleak outlook for the hair and beauty industry if the government does not step up with additional financial support. From a new survey by the NHBF, the federation has predicted boarded-up shop fronts, significant…

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Financial support package revealed for Tier 2 businesses

By Kat Hill | 22 October 2020

The Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced further measures today (22 October) to help support businesses affected by a reduction in income and footfall due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Changes mean that grants of up to £2,100 per month will be available to eligible businesses in Tier 2. The measures include…

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NHBF welcomes further support for employed & self-employed

By Scratch Staff | 1 June 2020

The NHBF has welcomed the latest announcement on Friday (30 May 2020) by the chancellor, Rishi Sunak, giving further details on the next phase of the government’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS), widely known as the furlough scheme. This update covers the latest government announcements about: Planned changes to the…

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Coronavirus: Furloughed workers & what it means for business

By Helena Biggs | 20 April 2020

Tina Chander, partner & head of the employment team at Midlands law firm, Wright Hassall, deals with employment law issues for businesses of all sizes. Here, she reveals what being ‘furloughed’ means amidst the coronavirus crisis… The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme is designed to help businesses that would otherwise be forced…

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