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Business Grants

As of 20 April, over 486,000 business premises have received grants under the Small Business Grants Fund (SBGF) and the Retail, Hospitality and Leisure Grants Fund (RHLGF), totalling over £6bn.

NATIONAL SHIELDING UPDATE

The MHCLG have rapidly scaled up doorstep food deliveries to ensure a safety net for all those clinically extremely vulnerable that may not have wider social support and have delivered over 380,000 food packages to doorsteps.

BURIAL GROUND AND FUNERAL NATIONAL UPDATE

The Government have made technical amendments to the Regulations on burial and crematoria grounds this week to clarify that burial grounds and the grounds surrounding a crematorium do not have to close.

ROUGH SLEEPING NATIONAL UPDATE

In partnership with local authorities more than 5,400 rough sleepers across the country - over 90% of those on the streets at the beginning of the crisis known to local authorities - have been made offers of safe accommodation.

Coronavirus: Charities

 

CHANCELLOR SET OUTS EXTRA £750 MILLION CORONAVIRUS FUNDING FOR FRONTLINE CHARITIES

Watford General closure 04.04.20

WATFORD GENERAL HOSPITAL CLOSURE Saturday 4th April 2020

We have received word that patients are being asked to avoid using Watford General Hospital. 

A spokesperson for the Trust issued the following statement:

Coronavirus: CBILS Update

CHANGES TO CORONAVIRUS BUSINESS INTERUPTION LOAN SCHEME 

Key points on changes to CBILS announced by the Chancellor last night:

- all viable small businesses that have been impacted by COVID-19 can now benefit (rather than just those that couldn’t access commercial finance)

Coronavirus: Charitable Giving

Gagan Mohindra MP urges people in South West Hertfordshire to give safely to charities responding to Coronavirus pandemic