Information for businesses
As we react, readjust and recover from the changes the COVID-19 has pandemic has brought to the business climate, we recognise that our business support has never been more important.
In August this year, Kim Yallop joined the University as our new SME Engagement Manager. Kim brings with her 15 years of experience in a range of business engagement roles – including, most recently, Growth Manager for Wakefield and Kirklees Councils.
Kim joins a dedicated and highly motivated team here at Leeds Beckett, focused on supporting small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), helping them to recover and build resilience during the pandemic. We are committed to the success of the businesses we work with.
- Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to book an appointment with our business mentor, qualified accountant, Steve Baker.
- University Business Centre partners, Lupton Fawcett, have legal advice on their blog pages.
- Care Micro can provide IT support and can support in setting up networks from home, please email email@example.com
Guidance on reducing the risks from coronavirus (Covid-19) is also available from the National Federation of Self-Employed and Small Businesses (FSB).
Additional advice is available from the Government’s Business Support website.
The Self-employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) introduced by the Government will support self-employed individuals whose income has been negatively impacted by coronavirus (Covid-19). You can find more information on eligibility and how to access the scheme on the Government website.
Normal postal services have resumed at all of our centres.
Please see letters sent to you via email on 31 March 2020 and 12 June 2020 (Leeds), 3 July 2020 (Wakefield) and 10 July 2020 (Halifax).