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Supporting Worcestershire business during coronavirus disruption

Published: Wednesday, 25th March 2020
Here2Help Worcestershire

Here2Help Worcestershire

As coronavirus continues to cause issues for many firms around the UK, help is at hand for businesses in Worcestershire who are having difficulty navigating these unprecedented times.

As coronavirus continues to cause issues for many firms around the UK, help is at hand for businesses in Worcestershire who are having difficulty navigating these unprecedented times.

Central Government has announced a number of initiatives to support companies, with more information on how to access support available on the gov.uk website.

Here in Worcestershire, there are a number of organisations who are providing guidance to companies on how to deal with the spread of COVID-19.

The Worcestershire Local Enterprise Partnership has put together a list of handy links and tips to help you seek the support you need.

The Herefordshire and Worcestershire Chamber of Commerce is keeping its news section fully up to date with the latest on coronavirus and its impact on local business.

Meanwhile, Worcestershire Business Central has been regularly updating its social media followers on how they can seek support.

If you are based in North Worcestershire, NWEDR has put together this comprehensive update.

While it’s undoubtedly an uncertain period for many, there have been many reasons to be cheerful.

Local firm Gtech was featured on BBC Midlands Today earlier this week highlighting how it has given over its production line to produce ventilators to relieve pressure on the NHS. The televised version of the report also featured Piston Gin, which has turned its hand to produce hand sanitiser to help satisfy huge demand.

How you can help

Firms who wish to help the community can now easily volunteer their goods, services and time thanks to the #Here2Help campaign from Worcestershire County Council. Just fill out the form on the website, and the council’s team will put you in touch with people who have requested support.

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