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Unite at Xscape Centre, Milton Keynes
Unite took its 'Action on Amazon' campaign to Milton Keynes today (6 May 2021) as some of its members unfurled banners calling on Amazon to sign up to a declaration which the union said would...
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Campaigners will unfurl a giant banner in Milton Keynes tomorrow (6 May 2021) to call on Amazon to sign up to a declaration which would guarantee workers the freedom to talk with and form a...
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Thousands of retailers will be welcoming back customers from tomorrow (12 April 2021) as ‘non-essential’ retail begins to reopen. The British Retail Consortium and its members believe the public has a key part to play to...
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Loans will include 80% government guarantee and interest rate cap With non-essential retail and outdoor hospitality reopening next week, ministers have ensured that support is still available to businesses to protect jobs. From today (6 April 2021),...
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Central Bedfordshire Council said that more businesses will be able to access further grant funding following the launch of its Restart Grant Scheme. The Restart Grant Scheme enables rate-paying businesses, trading on 1 April 2021, to...
Amazon LTN1 Ridgmont
Unite, the largest trade union in the UK and Ireland, has opened a confidential whistle-blowing hotline for Amazon workers in Marston Gate, Ridgmont, Bedfordshire (LTN1 Milton Keynes Fulfilment Centre). This is part of a national newspaper...
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Businesses across the economy that were affected by the lockdowns could receive fresh support from the new £5 billion Restart Grants scheme launching today (1 April 2021), as the government calls on councils to get...
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More businesses will be able to access further grant funding from tomorrow (25 March 2021) as Central Bedfordshire Council is set to launch its latest Additional Restrictions Grant (ARG3) scheme. Having reviewed its ARG policy, the...
£20,000 CALA Bursary
CALA Homes Community Bursary re-launches for local causes in need CALA Homes has again launched its Community Bursary initiative, with £20,000 available to help support community groups in Bedfordshire. The house builder’s 2020 bursary scheme was paused...
Central Bedfordshire Council
A local authority’s "failure” to widen the number of small businesses entitled to government grant support to cover lockdown costs has been labelled "a scandal" and "shocking". Central Bedfordshire Council wants to adopt the fairest method...