COVID-19: Sector guidance

28th May 2020 The Scottish Government has begun releasing sectoral guidance for returning to work. Construction Guidance on construction sites and associated works that can continue under specific conditions. Manufacturing Guidance including procedures to plan for and maintain a safe place for all. Retail Guidance including staff and customer safety procedures and an operations checklist.

Newly Self-Employed Hardship Fund

Update 6th July 2020 This fund will close to applications on Friday 10th July at 5pm. 30th April 2020 The Newly Self Employed Hardship Fund is a new support mechanism, funded by the Scottish Government, designed and administered by Scottish Local Authorities, to support the newly self employed who are not covered by already announced

£100m funds to help business – Applications open for lifeline support schemes.

30th April 2020 A £100 million package of additional grant support for small and medium sized businesses (SMEs) and newly self-employed people opens for applications later today. The three separate funds will be administered by local authorities and Scotland’s enterprise agencies and will begin to pay out grants in early May. They include a £34

COVID-19: Temporary changes in Planning legislation

29th April 2020 Temporary changes to the planning legislation came into force on Friday 24 April.  This has introduced changes for public consultation for major planning applications.  Read the Scottish Government Guidance If you are hoping to submit a major planning application during this year, please read the above guidance and contact eplanning@north-ayrshire.gov.uk Decision making on delegated

COVID-19: Third Sector Resilience Fund

30th March 2020 The Third Sector Resilience Fund (TSRF) is a £20m emergency fund for charities, community groups, social enterprises and voluntary organisations working in Scotland. The fund will support organisations that already deliver services and products but find themselves in financial difficulties directly as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. The primary intention of

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