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Covid-19 Business Barometer 2 : Take Part

Following the first Business Barometer that was issued in May, the Perth and Kinross Covid-19 Business Support Task Force would like to gather additional information re the effects of Covid-19 on your business and the subsequent changes you have made. We will  use the information gathered to inform our local Economic Recovery Plan and to help re-shape our

More than 3,000 firms receive Business Grant support

Nearly £33 million has been paid out to support businesses in Perth and Kinross during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) lockdown. Perth & Kinross Council is administering the Scottish Government’s Coronavirus Business Support Fund locally. Since the Fund opened in March, 3,799 applications have been processed by the Council’s Business Rates Team. Of these, 3,007 have been

Last call for Business Barometer Responses

Perth & Kinross Council has today praised the strong response of local business leaders and owners as almost 1000 completed surveys have been returned already to the recently formed Covid-19 Business Support Task Force.  The Task Force – comprising of Perth & Kinross Council, Perthshire Chamber of Commerce, the Federation of Small Business, Business Gateway,

Business Barometer Perth and Kinross : May 2020

We hope you can spare a few minutes to complete the attached short survey, re how Covid-19 has impacted on your business.

£20 million paid in business support grants

£20 million has been paid out to date in crisis grants to Perth and Kinross businesses during the current coronavirus lockdown. Perth & Kinross Council is administering the Scottish Government’s Coronavirus Business Support Fund locally; since the Fund opened just over a month ago, 2,673 applications have been submitted to the Council’s Business Rates team.

Coronavirus Business Support

During these unprecedented times Perth & Kinross Council is here to offer assistance to businesses and can provide you with advice and funding relating to the following. We will continue to monitor the situation, and regularly review the support we can offer to ensure it remains useful and relevant. Any business who would welcome further

Tay Cities Regional Tourism conference – Cancelled

Due to the ongoing Coronavirus (Covid-19) situation it is with regret that the delivery organisations of the Tay Cities Regional Tourism Conference – Angus, Dundee City, Fife and Perth & Kinross local authorities in partnership with ourselves and Scottish Enterprise – have decided to postpone the event on Thursday 26 March at the Perth Concert

Official Opening and First Exhibition to Celebrate Perth’s New Creative Hub

Perth Creative Exchange, a £4.5 million creative hub which will help boost the local Perthshire arts economy, was officially opened at a launch ceremony on Wednesday February 26, by the Provost of Perth and Kinross, Dennis Melloy. The Provost unveiled a plaque to commemorate the success of this partnership regeneration project by Wasps Artists’ Studios

Tay Cities Business Month

Throughout February, a series of events and workshops designed for individuals and organisations looking to start up or grow a business, learn new skills, build networks, find inspiration or gain a competitive edge will be taking place across Tayside as part of the Tay Cities Business Month. The events will be covering topics such as: E-Commerce; Book-keeping;

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