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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...
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...
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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...
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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Applications are open for Central Bedfordshire businesses to apply for the latest round of Additional Restrictions Grant (ARG) funding. The scheme is open to: Businesses who have not previously received an Additional Restrictions Grant (ARG) Taxi...
IMPRESS
IMPRESS has announced new appointments to its Code Committee. This announcement takes place as the officially approved regulator undergoes a comprehensive review of its standards code on issues like discrimination, harassment and accuracy – to...
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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...
Simon Barlow, managing director of Rye Group
Simon Barlow, managing director of Rye Group, was appointed as the vice chairman of the National Demolition Training Group (NDTG) on 12 February 2021. Simon has recently completed his tenure as chairman of the London and...
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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....
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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...