Stoke Staffs LEP

 

The Stoke-on-Trent & Staffordshire LEP has welcomed the government’s commitment to supporting businesses and jobs during a time of unprecedented challenge for our business communities.

Our Growth Hub is working hard to provide a single reference point for the most up-to-date information, guidance and support for businesses across our county.

We are working to quickly identify and support business needs with our partners, the Chambers of Commerce, the Federation of Small Businesses, the Make It in Stoke-on-Trent & Staffordshire Team and our local authorities who are at the front line in providing comprehensive support across our communities at this time.

For detailed information on business guidance and support please go to our Growth Hub website here.

A national business support website has also been put in place to provide businesses with clear information about government support relating to Covid-19. You can visit it here.

The Government has also produced sector-specific guidance for employers on social distancing which you can find here.

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