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Who will the session be useful for?

Any business that needs to find out how to access the support that has been made available from the Government and its agencies, who is eligible, when the schemes open and how to apply:

  • How, why and when to apply for CBILS (Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme)

  • Business Rates Holiday

  • Cash Grants for small businesses in Retail, Hospitality and Leisure

  • Job retention scheme

  • SSP Rebates

  • Self Employed

  • Time to Pay

  • VAT Deferral

  • Income TAX Deferral for the self-employed

Who is the Speaker?

Fred Thomas – Business Support Facilitator for the TALE Scheme

Fred spent 3 years as a Growth Hub Navigator, advising businesses across Kent and East Sussex.  This included providing access to support networks and sharing specialist knowledge, together with financial and grant application expertise.

Fred established and ran a multimillion-pound turnover company for 15 years.  His key strength in Sales and Marketing encompasses both physical retail outlets and a pan-UK sales force, as well as e-commerce platforms.  His digital skills include the use of SEO (Search Engine Optimisation) and analytics, with a keen interest in Big Data, Cyber Security and The Internet of Things.

In his current role at TALE, Fred spends his days offering advice to business managers, pinpointing opportunities and preparing growth plans, including grants.

This webinar will be held using Zoom Meetings and the link will be in your ticket.

Each session has a host who will introduce the webinar and the speaker. We make use of the online chat and polls to aid interactivity and there is an opportunity for Q&As throughout the session.

The webinar will last no longer than an hour.

Organiser: Haven Gateway Partnership TALE project

This Webinar is brought to you with the support of Maidstone Borough Council

The Haven Gateway Partnership are a public/private sector partnership encouraging economic growth and support for SMEs through projects such as Transport and Logistical Efficiencies (TALE). TALE supports businesses in the logistics sector or with a logistics function.

These webinars form part of the TALE offer.  Our Business Support Facilitators can work with you to help you identify areas where you can improve the efficiency or resilience of your business through better use of data.  As well as webinars, we can offer data diagnostics, one to one support and grants of up to £20,000 towards your data project.  TALE is part funded by the European Regional Development Fund.

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