Coronavirus: Guidance for Employers and Businesses
The South East Local Enterprise Partnership’s Growth Hub, South East Business Hub (SEBH), is offering the latest guidance for businesses and employers regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19).
Follow the relevant link below to access the Growth Hub in your area. These websites are being regularly updated with information and guidance for businesses and employers regarding the current Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis.
SEBH’s business navigators across East Sussex, Essex, Kent, Medway, Southend and Thurrock are available for free discussions via phone or email to answer your questions and concerns, as well as point you in the right direction for external or government advice.
Stay up to date
The South East LEP is providing email updates with the latest guidance and support for businesses, delivered straight to the inboxes of businesses in the South East. Follow the link below to view our archive of newsletters and sign up to receive them.Sign up and view our newsletters
Financial Support Finder
The Government’s Coronavirus Financial Support Finder tool on GOV.UK asks business owners to fill out a simple online questionnaire, which can take minutes to complete, to be directed to a list of all the financial support they may be eligible for.Use the Coronavirus Financial Support Finder tool
COVID-19 Business Support Grants
Local councils are best placed to determine local needs for supporting business recovery. They will exercise their local knowledge and discretion relevant to their economic need to provide grant funding.Find your local council
Employment and Training
The South East Skills website includes guidance for businesses who are looking to become more tech-savvy in the wake of COVID-19, featuring information on programmes from Amazon, Google Digital Garage and Digital Boost that businesses can take advantage of.
You can also find information on the Skills and Employment section of the SEBH site, where we can signpost you to advice and support that will allow you to build and develop the existing skills in your business and help you to learn new ones.Find out more about Skills and Employment