EDF Energy Somerset Chamber of Commerce SWMAS Business West

HPC News Update – JuneJuly2017

HPC News Update - JuneJuly2017

    Information

    • Hinkley Point C smashes target for spending in the South-West

      The Hinkley Point C power station project has smashed its target of spending £1.5 billion with businesses in the South West, five years ahead of schedule. New figures released in the project’s latest Socio-Economic impact report show that £1.7 billion has now been spent with more than 1,100 companies across Read more →

    • Chancellor extends furlough scheme until October

      The government’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme will remain open until the end of October for workers across all sectors. The Chancellor said the scheme would be made more flexible, cover all regions and sectors and allow employees to work part-time. More details here.   The Somerset Chamber of Commerce have Read more →

    • The UK Government’s COVID-19 recovery strategy

      The Government has published its ‘COVID-19 Recovery Strategy‘, which sets out three conditional steps to getting businesses back up and running. The Government has encouraged people to continue working from home if they can, but to go into their workplace if they cannot work from home and can safely socially-distance Read more →

EDF Energy Heart of SW West of England LEP North Somerset Welsh Government