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Category: Coronavirus (Covid-19)

Local SMEs – Staying Resilient – and Giving Back!

Tower Hamlets-based Advatech Healthcare Europe Ltd, a client on ELBP’s Building Legacies programme, normally provides specialist transport from home to hospital for vulnerable and disabled people under their Hippo Mobility brand name. This innovative company had previously equipped all vehicles with medically trained drivers AND video streaming so relatives can check on their loved ones…
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Update on Business Interruption Insurance Court Case – 19/06/2020

What the test case will decide: The result of the test case, brought by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), will be legally binding on the insurers that are parties to the test case in respect of the interpretation of the representative sample of policy wordings considered by the Court. It will also provide ‘persuasive guidance’…
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New ‘Ask Henry’ Webinar Series

We are delighted to announce the launch of a new series of webinars with one of our long standing and trusted business advisors and trainers, Sir Henry Boyle. The series titled ‘Ask Henry’ consists of 7 short, fun and informative webinars. These webinars have been developed to help Building Legacies members unlock their true potential…
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UPDATE ON BUSINESS INTERRUPTION INSURANCE COURT CASE

As we reported in a previous Bulletin, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is initiating a Court Case to obtain clarity on the provisions of a variety of insurance policies that cover ‘Business Interruption’ (BI) for companies and other organisations. Many companies have complained that when they have tried to make a claim their insurance provider…
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MORTGAGE ‘PAYMENT HOLIDAYS’

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has confirmed the support that lending firms should give to mortgage customers who are either coming to the end of a payment holiday or who are yet to request one. The FCA is also reminding customers that if they can afford to resume payments, they should. For customers still experiencing…
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Social Distancing Furniture & Screens Offer

Our marketplace member Inside Out Contracts has offers on a range of social distancing furniture and screens. To view the full range and what you can put in place to protect you, your teams and visitors, pop over to their marketplace profile and download their latest brochure.

Special Pricing on PPE

Our marketplace member Total Office Team is offering special discounts on a range of PPE supplies. Visit their marketplace profile to download the product list.

Building Legacies Covid-19 Briefing – 31/05/2020

OVERVIEW This Bulletin includes information on: Amendments to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) – The ‘Furlough’ Extension of the Self-Employed Income Support Scheme (SEISS) CJRS (Furlough) On Friday 29 May the Chancellor of the Exchequer announced a series of amendments to the CJRS. He set out more details on how the Coronavirus Job Retention…
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Redbridge Business Survey

Redbridge council want to understand the impact that COVID-19 is having on local businesses. They have created a short questionnaire to help collate information and ensure they are providing the right information and support to help businesses affected.   The council wants to ensure that every Redbridge business owner is accessing the support available,  and want…
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Building Legacies Covid-19 Briefing – 27/05/2020

This Bulletin includes information on: Extensions to Mortgage Holidays CJRS Furlough Scheme Changes Part-Time Workers’ Rights EXTENSION TO MORTGAGE HOLIDAYS The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has announced proposals which will continue support for customers who are struggling to pay their mortgage due to Coronavirus crisis. The proposal outlines the options Lenders will be required to…
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