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Tuesday, 30 November 2021

Business News

The latest business news and information from businesses in and around Flitwick, Bedfordshire.

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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Plans for a discount supermarket in Flitwick have been resubmitted, after a legal challenge from a retail rival scuppered an initial attempt to open the premises. Aldi obtained planning approval in July for the new store...
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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Central Bedfordshire Council has amended the eligibility criteria of its Additional Restrictions Grant (ARG2), which it said will enable more businesses to apply for higher values of grant funding. The changes include: Removing the need for...
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Struggling businesses will be able to access further grants following approval of the Additional Restrictions Grant (ARG2) and the Local Restrictions Support Grant (Open) by Central Bedfordshire Council’s Executive today (23 February 2021). The two new...
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...
More EU Exit support for South East Midlands businesses Image supplied by SEMLEP
EU Exit support for businesses A new fully-funded programme of in-depth virtual training sessions is available for South East Midlands businesses to understand the new processes and paperwork requirements when working within the EU. As of 1...
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Letter lists key steps to build awareness of domestic abuse Business Minister Paul Scully has today (14 January) issued a rallying call to employers across the country to take some simple steps to ensure their organisation...
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New match funding is available for businesses to invest in new technologies, plant equipment, machinery or premises growth, helping businesses create employment opportunities. The £1.44million of funding will support businesses in the South East Midlands looking for ways to recover from the economic impact of lockdown and strengthen business performance through capital funding.
Shop Here This Christmas Logo Image FSB
Shoppers in Bedfordshire are being urged to buy from, and celebrate, their local and independent businesses in a pre-Christmas campaign led by Federation of Small Businesses (FSB). The business representation group said the unprecedented pressure on small businesses in the county throughout 2020 means that they desperately need a boost from their local communities in the run-up to Christmas.