BEIS to provide £20 million for post-Covid resilience tech

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has announced it is making up to £20 million available for technology projects to support national resilience. The money – with grants of up to £50,000 per project – will be made available through a competition run by national innovation agency Innovate UK. It will be open to […]

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Latest amendments to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme announced

The Government has made several amendments to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS), which was first announced by Chancellor, Rishi Sunak on 20 March. The scheme reimburses up to 80 per cent of the wage costs (capped at £2,500 per month) of a ‘furloughed worker’ – an employee remaining on the payroll, but not carrying […]

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