Business

The application page for lockdown business support grants, which are now available for businesses that have been required to close due to new national lockdown restrictions, is now live here. The scheme provides businesses grants of £1334, £2000 or £3000 every four weeks whilst the restrictions are in place and...

England will enter a full lockdown on Thursday 5 November, if approved by MPs tomorrow (Wednesday 4 November.) The measures will be introduced at 00:01 GMT on Thursday and remain in place until Wednesday 2 December. Councillor Julie Dore, Leader of Sheffield City Council said: “This is a difficult situation for us all...

Following the Government’s announcement of a second national lockdown on Saturday many Sheffield businesses and venues will be forced to close under the new restrictions. The new measures come into effect from Thursday 5th November and the businesses affected include: All non-essential retail, including, but not limited...

Plans have been submitted to the council to convert the first floor units 19 and 20 of Orchard Square, which are both currently vacant, and an area above those currently occupied by the shopping centre’s management into eight new apartments. In a statement SEAM Architects, on behalf of the applicant...

As it stands, businesses across the city are unquestionably feeling the economic pain as a result of Tier Three lockdown restrictions, particularly those working in the retail and hospitality sector. However, despite the economic implications for these businesses, they are all doing their best to comply with the current...

The application for the Local Restriction Business Support Grant is now live. Business that were trading as usual but have been forced to close because of the new local restrictions may be able to apply for a grant here.  The grant is available to: pubs, bars and licensed premises that do not serve substantial...

Following a six-month closure due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Ponds Forge International Sports Centre finally re-opened to the public this week. The Sheffield City Trust-operated venue opened its doors on Monday 26 October 2020 with strict social distancing and hygiene measures in place after receiving financial backing...

Sheffield tech firm Airship, which operates CRM platform Airship.co.uk and gifting platform UseToggle.com, is launching a £10k grant scheme to help hospitality businesses navigate the Covid-19 pandemic by providing access to a network of industry experts. The ‘Professionals’ network is a diverse group of industry figures, including former senior leaders...

We’ve teamed up with the lovely folk from This is Sheffield to relaunch Sheffield’s coronavirus directory this week, helping to support the city’s independent businesses in light of the latest restrictions and to enable the local community to support those still operating during this difficult time.  The directory...