Boost is Lancashire’s Business Growth Hub. In the current situation, focus has changed from growth to supporting businesses as they feel the effects of the coronavirus pandemic. The #BoostYourRecovery service is available to all Lancashire business owners.
Businesses can access the helpline by ringing 0800 488 0057 to discuss all business issues related to the coronavirus outbreak. The team will advise where possible, as well as directing businesses to expert advisers across Lancashire.
Businesses can also access the recovery hub at any time – HERE. The hub includes resilience guides, access to Government updates and partner advice as well information about webinars, virtual drop-in sessions and other support.
The Lancashire Enterprise Partnership’s Skills and Employment Hub has, in partnership with over 50 organisations, created www.skillsforwork.info to help the people of Lancashire gain the skills they need to succeed as we begin to emerge from the Covid-19 pandemic.
The organisations have come together to provide over 100 different offers of fully funded and free support for people in Lancashire.
The website provides Lancashire residents with one place to get information about skills and employment support, with coaching and wellbeing support throughout.
Go to www.skillsforwork.info
The Chancellor has set out a package of temporary, timely and targeted measures to support public services, people and businesses through this period of disruption caused by COVID-19.This includes a package of measures to support businesses including:
For the latest government guidance please click here
Click here for official guidance from BEIS on furloughed staff
Click here for Bounce Back Loan Scheme factsheet for SMEs
Click here for NHS Track & Trace workplace guidance
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This page will be regularly updated with information for businesses, keep track of the latest developments via the LEP social media feed @lancslep and #WeAreLancashire
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