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Central Bedfordshire Council (CBC) said it has paid close to £8.4m in Additional Restrictions Grant (ARG) payments to local businesses. The top-up payments were made to over 850 businesses who previously received an Additional Restrictions Grant...
Lu Lawrence, the activity coordinator at Baycroft Flitwick Care Home has been shortlisted as a finalist in the Great British Care Awards Image provided by Ms Lawrence
Lu Lawrence, the activity coordinator at Baycroft Flitwick Care Home has been shortlisted as a finalist in the Great British Care Awards. The Awards pay tribute to those individuals who have demonstrated outstanding excellence within their...
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The South East Midlands Local Enterprise Partnership’s (SEMLEP) Community Grants programme has opened for a sixth-round of applications. SEMLEP said while the local employment rate remains above average, employment across the country has seen a dip....
Getting Results Image University of Bedfordshire
The University of Bedfordshire is shining a light on some of the research projects and local business support it has provided during the COVID-19 pandemic, as part of Universities UK’s (UUK) latest campaign – #GettingResults. This...
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Businesses who have previously received an Additional Restriction Grant (ARG) 1, 2 and 3 will receive a top up payment from Central Bedfordshire Council. Since the first ARG was launched in December, the Council said it...
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Charge extended to all businesses in bid to ramp up war on plastic waste The single-use carrier bag charge will be increased from 5p to 10p and extended to all businesses in England from 21 May...
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),...