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Announcement: Upstream are going digital

May 22, 2020

e-Coffees during Covid-19

July 31, 2020

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Today H&F CAN volunteers sent out the first food parcels for H&F Shield residents from Hammersmith Town Hall: protecting our most vulnerable residents from coronavirus.
Thanks to black cab drivers from @TheLTDA & @FreeNow_UK for helping us offer a lifeline to those in most need👍


Do you have annual leave booked?

People are working around the clock to help deal with the #coronavirus pandemic 🕰️

We are amending regulations so that up to 4 weeks of annual leave can be carried over into the next 2 years

Find out more 👉 http://orlo.uk/jaF0V

If you're self-employed and your business has been adversely affected by #coronavirus, the new Self-Employed Income Support Scheme can help you.

Find out more on our dedicated #coronavirus Business Support website.

👉 https://www.businesssupport.gov.uk/self-employment-income-support-scheme/

Join us Monday at 3:30 pm for our policy briefing webinar. Gain insights on the previous weeks’ developments and explore the various types and levels of support available to SME’s during these unprecedented times: https://www.cbi.org.uk/events/policy-briefing-webinar-on-supporting-sme-businesses-impacted-by-coronavirus/

If you missed our latest #coronavirus webinar on financial help for SMEs and the self-employed, you can watch if back in full here: https://bit.ly/2WPmY1U 👩🏽‍💻

You can check this list to confirm whether your business needs to close 👇

Businesses not on this list can stay open, but all staff must work from home unless it is impossible for them to do so.

See our new FAQ for more info 👇

1/ The Government has published further guidance on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, announcing it will be covering employer NICS and pension contributions

We’re providing our information for free to every business, not just our members. Visit our dedicated #Coronavirus hub, register for one of our webinars & sign up to our email bulletin here 👉 https://bit.ly/2QQPNqP

More than 1,300 volunteers have signed up for H&F CAN - our community aid network to support the borough’s most vulnerable residents during the #coronavirus pandemic . Thanks to every single one of you. You are truly magnificent.


As well as the e-coffees we're offering (Book your place now!: http://ow.ly/gNWh50yXGLW), we've continued to compile key government #business #support information, including local help in @LBHF.

Check out our #blog for details! http://ow.ly/PFiq50yXGLX

#covid19 #coronavirus