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Can your business help us tackle COVID-19?

Can your business help with the national effort to tackle Covid19?

Use this service to tell us how your business might be able to help with the response to coronavirus.

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Support for domestic abuse victims

I hope everyone enjoyed themselves over Easter, as much as possible given the circumstances. I wanted to update you on the government announcements over the weekend.

Statement from Foreign Secretary

Last night, Foreign Secretary, Dominic Raab, took to the podium for the daily press release and updated us on the current situation.

Here's what he said: 

 I would like to update you on the steps that the government is taking to defeat the coronavirus.

Plan for 100,000 tests a day

Yesterday, the Health Secretary took to the podium for the daily press conference and outlined government plans to massively improve our testing capacity.

Have a look here for the full 5-point-plan:

More support for businesses

Today, the Chancellor has announced further action and more support for businesses, meaning more business interruption loans and a new scheme for larger companies. Have a look here for more detailed information.

Further action to support firms affected by the Coronavirus:

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I have been heartened and encouraged to witness the generous community spirit that people across Mid Worcestershire have demonstrated since this crisis started hitting.