Blackburn Coronavirus Updates

Please keep checking this page for updates about Blackburn and the Coronavirus (COVID-19). If you have any further questions, please email us and a member of our team will be in touch.

Is the Kickstart Scheme right for your business?

The Government has announced a £2bn ‘Kickstart Scheme’ package that will pay the salaries of new employees aged 16-24 for 6 months. Find out more here…

Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s extended support for businesses announced

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has cancelled the Autumn budget and will announce measures to extend and replace financial support for businesses in Parliament.

How the new national restrictions will affect Blackburn with Darwen…

The government has summarised the changes which apply nationally at the following link. Find out how this affects you here.

Key points of the new national COVID-19 restrictions

Key points of the new national COVID-19 restrictions.

Care bubbles, penalties, and isolation payments explained

Updates to the impact and response to Coronavirus – including care bubbles, penalties and isolation payments.

Update on COVID restrictions for Lancashire

The guidance for the restrictions in the North West of England have been updated to reflect the changes being introduced from tomorrow (Tuesday 22 September)

COVID Government intervention

Lancashire (including all wards of Blackburn with Darwen but excluding Blackpool), has been escalated to areas of intervention by the Government.

Test And Trace support available from Blackburn BID

It is now mandatory for hospitality venues to keep a temporary record of your customers and visitors for 21 days, and assist NHS Test and Trace with requests for that data if needed. Find out how Blackburn BID can support you.

7 priority actions businesses need to do to protect staff

The Government has released 7 Priority Actions businesses should be taking to protect staff and customers

“By Skill and Hard Work”, the BYZ Community thrives through the pandemic to reach the most vulnerable

“By Skill and Hard Work”, the BYZ Community thrives through the pandemic to reach the most vulnerable

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