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RBKC News, 10.02.2021

Calling all small RBKC construction companies:

Major Refurbishment of Morley College,  Morgan Sindall are looking for companies in the borough providing trades such as; Brickwork, Balustrades, Bespoke Joinery and very many more.  Contact us at rbkc@mtwconsultants.co.uk  to express an interest.

RBKC Apprenticeship Week Seminar from KCCC, tomorrow 11 February 11.30am-12.30pm.
Learn all about participating in the Apprenticeship Scheme from both a business point of view. Sign up here

For RBKC Social Enterprises – Meet the Funder.  25 February 2021.

Register Now.  For community organisations working in Kensington and Chelsea, Westminster or Hammersmith and Fulham. Online session will consist of a 30-minute presentation from the funder, followed by a 30 minute Q&A..

Development funding for social enterprises from Big Society Capital

£30,000 of development funding plus in-kind support and connections.  Deadline Monday 1st March at 12pm.Apply here

The Deutsche Bank Awards for Creative Enterprise (DBACE) for 18-30 year olds.

Cash prize fund of £60,000, to be shared amongst five winners.  This is a call out to young talent wanting to drive positive social impact through their creative enterprise.  Deadline for applications 31 March 2021.  Apply here.

Covid-19 Local Restrictions Support Scheme Grants for RBKC businesses.

Check your eligibility for all RBKC-delivered government grants on this page on the Council’s website. 

Government Funding for employers.

Employers can now apply for a £1000 cash boost to help them take on new trainees, read more here.  Traineeship employer incentive registration form here

Film and TV Production Restart Scheme.

To compensate productions starting or restarting production and covers losses due to delays or abandonment as a result of Coronavirus. Deadline 30 June 2021. Find out more here

Become an RBKC Arts Grants Panel Member

The Scheme offers grants of up to £3,000 to individuals and organisations.  The Council’s Culture Service is looking for a diverse group to help guide and support the Council with this and other schemes focussed on arts in the borough. To find out more visit www.rbkc.gov.uk/artsgrants or email Arts@rbkc.gov.uk

HMRC enquiries: Complete guide for small businesses from the FSB

FSB guide to dealing with HMRC enquiries takes you through the whole process, including how long they take, what you need to do and how you can protect your business.

RBKC Covid-19 compliance training for businesses.

For Covid-19 Secure in Offices and Retail go to www.rbkc.gov.uk/compliance-training and search for e-learning.

Census 21 March 2021.

Population estimates influence around £6.5 billion grant funding received by London Government. By taking you’ll help the community get the services needed. www.census.gov.uk.Follow the census @Census2021

Lastly,

Westway Trust is currently recruiting for:

CEO – closing date 26 February.  Openly-recruited Trustees x2 – closing date 12 February.  Information here.