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The Ben - Relief Fund for Bar and Restaurant Staff 

A new fund has been launched for bar and restaurant staff who have lost their job and/or income as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic.

This fund is administered by the Scottish Drinks Industry Charity - The Ben...

COVID-19 SEISS GUIDE FACTSHEET

The Self-employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) will support self-employed individuals (including members of partnerships) whose income has been negatively impacted by COVID-19.

We have created a quick guide factsheet on the Self...

Following advice from the Government to slow the spread of Coronavirus, Social Security Scotland staff are now working from home. This includes all Local Delivery staff. This has meant some disruption to our telephony systems and we are working to provide support by phone to those who need it....

A new Covid 19 Emergency Response Catering Guide for Community, Voluntary & Third Sector Groups has been created. This guide aims to answer a wide range of questions at this time in relation to the preparation and delivery of food during this emergency.

To read the full...

A new Covid 19 Emergency Response Catering Guide for Community, Voluntary & Third Sector Groups has been created. This guide aims to answer a wide range of questions at this time in relation to the preparation and delivery of food during this emergency.

To read the full...

HMRC will reimburse 80% of furloughed workers wage costs, up to a cap of £2,500 per month. HMRC are working urgently to set up a system for reimbursement. Existing systems are not set up to facilitate payments to employers. 

To access the scheme you will need to:

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Self-Employment Income Support Scheme

The Self-employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) will support self-employed individuals (including members...

Business Support Fund NOW OPEN.

The Scottish Government Business Support Fund is now open for applications and being managed by Dumfries & Galloway Council. Dumfries and Galloway Council has set up a dedicated Economic Recovery Team in response to the economic...

Providing free school meals and ensuring the welfare and support of our children and young people is a key priority for our council. Due to the ever-changing circumstances of COVID19 we will make sure that a food pack is available to all children and young people who meet the ...

SDS is continuing to provide career information, advice and guidance for all people. Our advisers are currently now all working from home. Our service offer is being delivered via the phone or virtually during the hours of 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday. Customers in the first instance should...

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