Support for Businesses

Support for business The government has announced its latest plans – the second part of a three-phase plan to help with the country’s economic recovery. The aim of this is to give businesses the confidence to keep and hire staff, and provide people with the tools they need to get better jobs. As part of […]

Funding and Business Support

  Community Funding and Business Support Information from Luton Borough Council   UK Government Business Funding Accessing food and essential supplies: shopping for others – The Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs has published guidance on accessing food and essential supplies during the coronavirus pandemic. This includes guidance on how to shop for […]

Go Dharmic donates food to community

As part of a  fundraising campaign for Covid 19 Community Support for the African and Caribbean community in Luton,  Go Dharmic, a charitable organisation, donated a substantial amount of non-perishable food and meals to the Ghana Society UK, based in Luton. Deputy Mayor of Luton and Leagrave Ward Councillor, Maria Lovell and members of the […]

Discretionary Business Grants

Luton Borough Council has launched a scheme offering discretionary Business  support grants to help local businesses. Councillor Sian Timoney, portfolio holder responsible for economic development and business support, said:” This is such an incredibly tough time for businesses and so the introduction of another grant scheme is good news for those businesses struggling at this time.  […]

Funding and financial support

There are a number of funding opportunities available to help charities, social enterprises and vulnerable people during the current pandemic. Please note that some of the deadlines are very close. 1. Financial support for VCSE organisations to respond to Covid-19 The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) has published a resource to enable […]

How are you?

Lockdown has been quite challenging for all of us in different ways. Some of us have lost loved ones, are ill, struggling financially and mentally, out of work, working or isolating alone or with family. During these unprecedented times community support, kindness and strength has given us all hope and let us know that we […]