A new initiative has gone live this week to help Coventry businesses show they are doing the right things to be COVID safe for customers and staff.
Coventry City Council has issued advice to all city centre business to help them reopen safely when restrictions ease on Monday (12 April).
An innovative engineering software consultancy in Coventry is investing a six-figure sum and recruiting new staff following a government scheme after receiving help from a business support group.
Coventry City, Solihull and Warwickshire County councils are launching a Business Pledge for all businesses, including shops and hospitality, to help reassure staff and customers that businesses and venues here are operating in a COVID secure manner.
Coventry City Council is set to agree a loan to fund a hotel development in the city centre and help drive the city’s recovery from the pandemic.
Coventry City Council and its strategic partners are inviting regional transport innovators to take part in a yearlong programme of activities designed to showcase the latest developments in transport and technology the city and region has to offer.
Rising to the challenges of the pandemic is at the heart of three special awards for businesses in Coventry and Warwickshire.
A Coventry business has secured its first contract for their new product which improves the safety of construction workers.
With the city sadly unable to host its big annual Christmas Lights switch on event due to the current Tier 3 restrictions, the Council along with key city partners have still been working hard to bring some festive cheer to the city centre.
The Coventry Very Light Rail (VLR) is an innovative light rail system which will be battery powered, lightweight and rail-based.
As part of the 10-point plan for a Green Industrial Revolution the Government has announced an investment of £500m for the development and mass production of electric vehicle batteries.
Development of a second office building at Friargate is set to take a major step forward this week with contractors beginning the onsite work.
Coventry City Council has £4.4 million available to support businesses who have to close, or whose activity is limited, during the current 4-week lockdown. Grants between £1,334 and £3,000 are available depending on the rateable value of the business property.
A new NHS Test and Trace App is being made available for people over 16 to download to help to restrict the spread of COVID-19.
A letter has been sent to all licensed premises in the city, urging them to stay within Government guidelines and help the Council protect the city and its residents.
Councillors are likely to support the renewal of a public space protection order (PSPO) for a further three years to help to tackle anti-social behaviour.
Small businesses in Coventry and Warwickshire hit by the Coronavirus pandemic can apply for new grants from the government to boost their recovery.
More than £50m has been paid out in COVID related business grants to support 4,000 Coventry companies that have been impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak.
A group which is celebrating its fifth anniversary is encouraging innovative small businesses to get in touch with its members to access grants and support.
Councillors are set to approve a new temporary pavement licensing policy that will enable pubs, restaurants and other hospitality venues to increase the availability of seating and tables outside venues in the city.
Businesses that have not been eligible for previous Government COVID-19 related support schemes are invited to apply for Coventry City Council’s second round of the Discretionary Business Grant Fund.
Coventry City Council and other agencies have been getting in touch with all businesses to help them reopen safely including pubs, bars and restaurants which are able to open after Saturday 4 July.
Two local businesses have praised the Council’s swift support in helping them access vital grant funding.
Three programmes, aimed at supporting small and medium sized business in Coventry and Warwickshire, have been extended until June 2023 and provided with additional funding.
Over the last week, more than £10.8 million in small business grants has been paid to over 850 eligible Coventry businesses
Coventry businesses affected by the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic can now apply to the Government’s Small Business Grant Fund and Retail, Hospitality and Leisure Grant Fund.
The Council has issued a call to all businesses in the city to see if they can help source some vital supplies.
Coventry City Council’s cabinet looks set to approve a plan to purchase the long leasehold for land and commercial property around Belgrade Plaza.
An innovative new scheme has been helping businesses in Coventry and Warwickshire find the investment they need to grow their business.
Coventry will be starting an additional licensing scheme on May 4 to improve the management and condition of Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMOs).
Coventry is set to receive millions of pounds in extra funding to make sure the new UK Battery Industrialisation Centre is a world leader for years to come.