Business Support, Training and Skills Newsletter - 11th August 2020

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August 2020

Business News, Support, Training and Skills

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Shop Local Week

As part of Shop Local Week, the government is providing resources and support to small businesses to help them to engage local customers with the shopping experience in store and online.

This includes a toolkit, providing a digital content template with example messages, which businesses can use to help them engage with customers through their social media channels.

Click 'Toolkit' below, to download the file in PDF format.


Eat out to help out businesses


Eat Out, to Help Out Scheme

If you are an eligible hospitality business in Broxtowe and have not yet registered for inclusion to the Eat Out, to Help Out Scheme you should do so today!

How to register as a business

This is done via the government website and can be found by clicking the 'Register Now' button below.

Registration will remain open right up until the close of the scheme, which is 31st August 2020. Businesses are urged to register as soon as possible in order to capitalise.

For more details on eligibility and exclusions, click below.

Register Now


Free business webinar

The government are hosting webinar tomorrow,  which will provide businesses with an overview of the scheme, including how the scheme works, eligible establishments, registering and making a claim and what happens after you’ve claimed.

Date: Wednesday 12th August

Time: 3.45pm-4.30pm

Click 'Webinar' below to register a place.


Covid secure business


Helping business stay COVID-19 secure

Businesses can access the latest re-opening guidance packs from government, which include tailored information on how those different business types must operate COVID-securely.

Please visit the Council's 'Open for Business' webpage for more details.

Open for Business

The Council's new Town Centre Information Officers will continue to visit businesses on the high street, to ensure businesses that have already re-opened are operating COVID-securely.

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Business views for Borough's Recovery Plan needed

The Council is now seeking feedback from every businesses across the Borough, to better understand the needs of the business community in terms of commercial recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Please help us by completing the online version of the survey, so we can get your views in as quickly as possible.

Feedback Now

Businesses are also urged to share the link

to ensure the entire business community’s voice is heard.

Council Services During Coronavirus

The Council is sharing regular updates about affected Council services at

You can also get updates on our social media accounts.