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Chancellor Rishi Sunak anounces extension of UK furlough scheme

Published on May 12, 2020 in .

Chambers of Commerce have welcomed the extension of the furlough scheme which pays the wages of workers on leave because of coronavirus.

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Chamber webinars focus on building business resilience during coronavirus disruption

Chamber webinars focus on building business resilience during coronavirus disruption

Published on May 11, 2020 in .

The Hull and Humber Chamber of Commerce hosted the first of a series of weekly webinars with a panel of key business leaders looking at how to build business resilience during times of disruption.

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Chambers call for clarity on easing of restrictions, guidance for firms and business support schemes

Published on May 11, 2020 in .

PRIME Minister Boris Johnson has urged people who can't work from home to return to work signalling the start of the easing of lockdown restrictions.

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UK enjoys 'brief period of rejoicing' to commemorate VE Day's 75th Anniversary

UK enjoys 'brief period of rejoicing' to commemorate VE Day's 75th Anniversary

Published on May 09, 2020 in .

The UK celebrated VE Day's 75th Anniversary under lockdown over the weekend, with many people enjoying socially distanced street parties organised by neighbours and friends to ease the boredom of weeks of self-isolation.

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Government urged to launch independent inquiry into Humber LEP interim Chair appointment

Government urged to launch independent inquiry into Humber LEP interim Chair appointment

Published on May 07, 2020 in .

Local Government Minister Simon Clarke has been urged to launch an independent inquiry into the appointment of Humber Local Enterprise Partnership interim Chair Stephen Parnaby

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Overlooked candidates take advice on next move in Humber LEP chair saga

Overlooked candidates take advice on next move in Humber LEP chair saga

Published on May 07, 2020 in .

TWO men who were vying to become the next chair of the Humber LEP after Lord Haskins’ retired are considering what avenues of challenge are available to them following a shock announcement.

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'Steady improvement' of firms accessing Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme welcomed

Published on May 07, 2020 in .

A "steady improvement" in the number of firms accessing the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme has been welcomed by Chambers.

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British Chambers say most firms ready for 'restart' within three weeks

Published on May 05, 2020 in .

Vast majority of firms surveyed say they will require three weeks or less to prepare to restart operations alongside any loosening of the UK lockdown.

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Chambers comment on start of formal UK/US trade negotiations

Published on May 05, 2020 in .

The formal start of UK/US trade negotiations has been announced this week by the Government.

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Cabinet Office shares latest information on business loans and grants

Cabinet Office shares latest information on business loans and grants

Published on May 04, 2020 in .

THE Cabinet Office has asked the Chamber to share some of the latest information which has just been released with our members.

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Chamber looking forward to welcoming Catapult to historic Port Office building

Chamber looking forward to welcoming Catapult to historic Port Office building

Published on May 01, 2020 in .

The Chamber's Northern Lincolnshire Manager Anne Tate has welcomed the news that Catapult will be moving in next to the Chamber's home in the historic Port Office building.

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Cabinet Office highlights high availability for Coronavirus testing in Hull today

Cabinet Office highlights high availability for Coronavirus testing in Hull today

Published on April 29, 2020 in .

THE Cabinet Office has asked the Chamber to highlight that there is high availability for coronavirus testing in Hull today for eligible people and businesses:

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DVSA suspends HGV and PSV testing for three months

Published on April 29, 2020 in .

THE DVSA has suspended HGV and PSV testing for three months due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Loan schemes still slow to help many cash-strapped firms – but furlough scheme preventing redundancies

Published on April 29, 2020 in .

RESULTS from the latest BCC Coronavirus Business Impact Tracker reveal the majority of businesses surveyed ahead of changes to the scheme announced on 27 April did not intend to seek financial support through CBILS bank loans

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