Charities struggling during the coronavirus pandemic will be given a £750 million bailout to keep them afloat, the Chancellor has announced.

Rishi Sunak said charities, including those supporting domestic abuse victims and hospices, will receive cash grants to ensure they can meet increased demand as a result of the virus.

 

Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority Growth Hub launch the revised small business grant scheme in response to COVID-19

Thursday, 26 March 2020 16:00

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NHSX is calling on all innovators who can support the elderly, vulnerable and self-isolating during COVID-19 to apply for government funding of up to £25,000 to test their solution.

Wednesday, 18 March 2020 10:12

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Tens of thousands of England's retail, leisure and hospitality firms will not pay any business rates in the coming year, the chancellor has announced.

Companies with a rateable value of less than £51,000 will be eligible for the tax holiday, Rishi Sunak said. 

The measure applies to firms including shops, cinemas, restaurants and hotels.

Cambridgeshire packaging manufacturer, KeCo Foodservice Packaging Ltd., is celebrating further business success having scooped the prestigious ‘Manufacturer of the Year’ accolade at the annual Foodservice Packaging Association Awards! “The Foodservice Packaging Association is the trade association which represents the UK packaging industry, and its annual Awards evening celebrates the innovation, service, creativity and sustainability of the sector. For KeCo to be crowned ‘Manufacturer of the Year’ is an amazing achievement as the highly sought-after Award is testimony to the very high standards maintained by FPA members, like ourselves, who operate in accordance to a strict code of practice.
 
Monday, 09 March 2020 15:38

Swiss Laundry comes to Papworth Everard

Swiss Laundry revealed its brand new commercial laundry, which follows a £6m investment by the family-run independent business, as it achieves its ambitions to create one of the most technically innovative and environmentally friendly commercial laundries in Europe.

 

KeCo Foodservice Packaging Ltd, based in Kimbolton, is delighted to have been awarded British Retail Consortium (BRC) ‘AA’ High Hygiene accreditation for a fourth consecutive year! 
 

A comprehensive signal restoration has been completed along the 7.5 mile railway between Peterborough and Yarwell, operated by Nene Valley Railway. The Eastern Region Semaphore which was originally recovered from Drench Drove Station in 1982 is one of the most important and visible signals along the route but has recently been deemed by technicians to be ‘unmaintainable’. Consequently, a financial donation of £11,296 from local construction specialist, the Mick George Group has permitted the necessary upgrades to be completed, allowing for this historic exhibit to safely control the operational railway once again.

The Future High Streets Fund (FHSF) bid for St Neots is one step closer to becoming a reality after the Council’s Cabinet meeting on Thursday 13th February.