Business support across Greater Manchester in the face of COVID-19 – #GreaterTogether #DoYourBit #HereforBusiness

8th March 2021, 4:49 pm

Business Guide to Budget 2021
On 3 March the Chancellor set out the 2021 Budget outlining a series of measures to support businesses impacted by the #COVID19 pandemic. Find out more in the @bizgrowthhub guide:

Job Retention Scheme extended

The furlough scheme has been extended to 30 September, with the government covering 80% of wages for hours not worked until 30 June. From 1 July the scheme changes. Read the @bizgrowthhub guide for more information:

Workplace Testing
Businesses of all sizes must register before 31 March to qualify to receive free testing kits for staff who cannot work at home.

Read the @bizgrowthhub guide on workplace asymptomatic testing:

Community testing
Community asymptomatic testing is being rolled out across Greater Manchester. Read the @bizgrowthhub guide for more information on each local authority’s testing programme.

Vaccination guidance
Businesses should continue to practice #COVID19 workplace safety even after their employees have been vaccinated. Employers can access accurate and timely information on vaccines in this @bizgrowthhub guide:

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