information for businesses

Page last updated 19/11/2020

University Business Centres

Our University Business Centres will remain open to support our clients who need to be on site to deliver their business. We encourage our businesses to support their employees to work from home wherever possible, in line with Government guidance. All our University Business Centres are fully Covid-19 secure with Covid-19 Risk Assessments in place.

Mentoring:

  • Please email ubcleeds@leedsbeckett.ac.uk if you would like to book an appointment with our business mentor, qualified accountant, Steve Baker

Legal:

  • University Business Centre partners, Lupton Fawcett, have legal advice on their blog pages

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The Government has launched a further £2.2 billion in funding for businesses across England to see them through the current period of national restrictions.

The Government has announced a business support campaign and published guidance for employers and businesses and support for businesses. The Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership have published information about business support available for businesses affected by coronavirus.

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.

Refer to gov.uk/coronavirus for the latest information from the Government on the coronavirus (Covid-19). The Government has also set up an email alert system which you can sign up to.

If you are struggling financially, please contact your Centre Co-ordinator to discuss your individual circumstances.