As Covid-19 impacts upon food, farming and rural employers, the Yorkshire Food, Farming & Rural Network is highlighting useful sources of support and advice available to businesses in Yorkshire.
The region’s Business Growth Hubs have listed the various targeted packages of government support that have been announced so far to support businesses and people through the disruption caused by the pandemic.
Here’s where to find the information:
- York and North Yorkshire Local Enterprise Partnership
- Leeds City Region
- Sheffield City Region
- Humber Local Enterprise Partnership
- A Coronavirus Hub set up by the National Farmers’ Union
- A new web page with all the latest advice and information from the CLA
Trade at livestock marts has been affected by the social distancing restrictions put in place by the Government to tackle the spread of Covid-19. Detailed guidance for auction marts and traders is available from The Livestock Auctioneers’ Association.
Meanwhile, farmers affected by recent flooding in parts of East and North Yorkshire can apply for a share of a new £6m extension of the Farming Recovery Fund. Read more here.
This page is regularly updated. Please check back for the latest information.