Latest updates and stories from Bedfordshire Chamber of Commerce and its Members

Applications for Self-Employment Income Support Scheme open early

• Self-Employment Income Support Scheme opens for applications today;
• Those eligible will receive government grant worth up to £7,500;
• Money expected to be in bank accounts by 25 May.

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Wyboston Lakes launches ‘Safe Events’ plan

Wyboston Lakes Resort has launched Safe Events, a comprehensive plan and policy in response to Covid-19 to safeguard the health and safety of its staff, customers and clients to ensure the conference and training complex is ready for a safe reopening.

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Bedfordshire’s thriving community spirit is something to celebrate

Despite the social distancing guidelines, in a strange way we are more connected than ever. Our sense of community spirit has flourished as people have stepped up to help the vulnerable and support each other during tough times.

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Premier Tech Water & Environment selects Biomarble from the Warden Biomedia range for London Gateway Port project

Premier Tech is a world leading provider of onsite and decentralised wastewater treatment, water storage and rainwater harvesting solutions. A wholly owned subsidiary of Premier Tech,

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BCC Coronavirus Business Impact Tracker: most firms can be ready for ‘restart’ within three weeks

Results from the latest BCC Coronavirus Business Impact Tracker reveal the vast majority of firms surveyed say they will require three weeks or less 

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HMRC invites self-employed to get ready to make their claims

This week, HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) will start contacting around three and a half million customers who may be eligible for the government’s Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) to explain the application process and help them get ready to make a claim. 

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Chamber members offer expert advice in a series of webinars

Now more than ever, it’s important for businesses to come together and support each other. That’s why we’ve decided to host a series of webinars to help our members stay connected and informed during Covid-19.

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“This is a time to be bold”: BCC sets out principles for safe restart of UK economy

Open letter to Prime Minister published as government mulls plan to lift lockdown

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Bedfordshire-based Pure Business Law launches Coronavirus Legal Support service for Start-ups, Entrepreneurs and SMEs – “Inspiring Girls” in the process

Pure Business Law - solicitors in Bedford - have launched a free Covid-19 legal support service consisting of 

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