This is a hugely challenging time for Hertfordshire’s employers, employees and businesses. Our communication channels remain open and Hertfordshire LEP will be supporting you throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.
Government has announced a series of measures to significantly increase the economic support available to businesses and workers affected by Coronavirus. Find out more about the measures available and eligibility criteria.
FOR LOCAL BUSINESS SUPPORTLearn about the LEP's new £3m Hertfordshire Business Expansion Grant Scheme.
Get tailored advice from a Growth Hub Business Adviser:
☎ call 01707 398168
✉ email email@example.com
💬 live chat from Monday-Friday, 8.30am-5.30pm
For businesses Looking to diversify Guidance is available from Hertfordshire Regulators for businesses looking to operate a new food delivery service, sell online for the first time, manufacture new products in response to COVID-19 and more.
Explore the online guidance or speak to an expert at Hertfordshire Trading Standards:
☎ call 01707 281401, from Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm
✉ email firstname.lastname@example.org
💬 follow Better Business For All @BBFAHerts on Twitter
For skills related queriesVisit HOP (Hertfordshire Opportunities Portal) for current job and volunteering opportunities, careers and skills-related guidance and educational resources.
For queries relating to our Careers & Enterprise Company programme:
✉ email email@example.com
For tourism and hospitality industry queriesExplore the Visit Herts business support page.
✉ email firstname.lastname@example.org
💬 join the LinkedIn forum for Hertfordshire tourism and hospitality businesses
HOW YOU CAN HELP: PAID OPPORTUNITIESHertfordshire County Council's new Redeployment Hub is launching additional job opportunities to support the community response to COVID-19. If you have recently lost your income or have had your hours reduced, and want to get involved in helping care for the community, explore the latest council jobs here.
HOW YOU CAN HELP: VOLUNTARY OPPORTUNITIESIf you or your business wish to volunteer to help those in need during the Coronavirus crisis, register your interest at #TeamHerts Volunteering to be matched to a local organisation near you.
If your organisation needs more support from local volunteers, please complete the #TeamHerts Volunteering online form.
A joint statement from Hertfordshire County Council, Hertfordshire Local Enterprise Partnership & Hertfordshire Chamber of Commerce.
A statement from Visit Herts CEO, Deirdre Wells OBE & Go to Places Chairman Bill Ferris OBE on the impact of Coronavirus on the travel industry in Hertfordshire and the UK.
Hertfordshire will be one of the beneficiaries in the next wave of areas for full fibre network challenge fund which aims to stimulate commercial investment in “gigabit capable” broadband networks.
LEPs have set out their long term vision of what they believe is needed to underpin future local economic growth in their Budget 2020 document.
Hertfordshire Careers Hub is now into its second school term and evidence shows that great progress is being made to improve careers education within the county.
We are recruiting for two experienced business leaders to join our Board to help accelerate economic growth and job creation within the county. Apply by 15 March.