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Spirit of Enterprise Awards 2020

The Spirit of Enterprise Leisure and Tourism Business of the Year – sponsored by GYTABIA was won by Haven Seashore following substantial investments in facilities and services offered in this amazing park. Congratulations to Nathan and all staff at Seashore.
Congratulations to all other winners and finalists on behalf of the board of the GYTABIA
Employer of the Year – Sponsored by P&S Personnel
East Coast College
John G. Plummer & Associates – Winner
Haven Seashore Holiday Park
Great Customer Service – Sponsored by Norse
Branford’s Limited – Winner
The Imperial Hotel
Kings Arm Fleggburgh
Director/Owner of the Year – Sponsored by Barclays PLC
Emma Jarvis of The Hair Base
Mark Dixon of Kings Arms Fleggburgh –

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Coronavirus surge in the Borough of Great Yarmouth


The borough of Great Yarmouth has seen a surge in coronavirus cases so please share the message follow the rules and keep Great Yarmouth safe.  This poster is available for you to download and use on your social media site you can access it from the Covid drop down menu/coronavirus safety poster

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Covid-19 Business Adaptation Grants for hospitality and food service sectors (tourism)

Great Yarmouth Borough Council has received funding to support small businesses in the hospitality and food service sectors of the tourism economy but only where they have incurred additional expense in adapting their business in order to reopen safely and in line with the Government’s coronavirus requirements.  Please click the link below for further information and eligibility.  We would be grateful if you could pass this information onto any business who you think may qualify for the grant.
https://www.great-yarmouth.gov.uk/coronavirus-advice-businesses
 

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Summer Economic Package

Dear All
The Chancellor has provided some new support for business as he delivered his Summer Economic Update in Parliament today (8th July), which outlined a package of measures to support jobs in every part of the country, give businesses the confidence to retain and hire, and provide people with the tools they need to get better jobs.
Key points to note:

Job Retention Bonus:To help firms keep on furloughed workers, UK Employers will receive a one-off bonus of £1,000 for each furloughed employee who is still employed as of 31 January 2021.
Kickstart Scheme: A new £2 billion scheme will also be launched to create hundreds of thousands of new,

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Visit England ‘Good to Go’

VisitEngland have launched the new accredited ‘We’re Good to Go’ scheme which is a free UK-wide industry standard and consumer mark to reassure your customers that your business adheres to Government and public health guidance.
Please be aware for those that have applied for their accreditation via membership organisations will experience a slight delay as those organisations approve applications so please be patient.  For technical issues only then please call the helpline number which is 0345 873 8050
If you would like any further information on this scheme please do not hesitate to call us on 07786911936 where we will be happy to talk you through any concerns or questions you have about re-opening your business and applying for accreditation.

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Sector Specific Opening Guidelines

Hotels and other guest accommodation
Guidance for people who work in or run hotels and other guest accommodation
New Guidance for Hotels and Guesthouses
The visitor economy
Guidance for people who work in hotels and guest accommodation, indoor and outdoor attractions, and business events and consumer shows
New Guidance for the Visitor Economy
Restaurants, pubs, bars and takeaway services
Guidance for keeping workers and customers safe in restaurants, pubs, bars and takeaway services
New Guidance for Restaurants, Pubs and Takeaway Services and takeaway service
Close contact services
Guidance for people who provide close contact services, including hairdressers, barbers, beauticians, tattooists, sports and massage therapists,

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COVID 19: Business Financial Advice from GYBC

Great Yarmouth Borough Council now has a live link on their website containing financial advice for businesses which is updated regularly as and when information is received so please check this link regularly.
coronavirus business support 
We will continue you to update you regularly but again do not hesitate to email us if you have any questions at info@gyta.com
Stay safe out there – The Team Alan, Karen and Asa

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