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​ The Job Support Scheme is designed to protect viable jobs in businesses who are facing lower demand over the winter months due to Covid-19, to help keep their employees attached to the workforce. The scheme will open on 1 November 2020 and run for 6 months. The company will continue to pay its...
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Safety Tips for Lone Retail Workers

1. Risk Assessment Working alone is not illegal however it is the law that your risk assessment must have specific considerations for lone working to ensure the safety of staff in case of injuries or accidents. Ensure all staff are aware of the procedures in place. 2. Care with Cash Tills should be...
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August: Our Handymen in Action

This month our handymen have been busy bringing the newer parts of the BID area up to the standard you have come to expect - this includes places such as Coningsby Street, Courtyard Theatre and Football club (to name but a few). The work is ongoing but great progress has been made. We continue to...
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Why are you Not in Team Hereford?

Does graffiti or begging concern you? Have you seen anti-social behaviour or a shop lifter coming into your shop? Team Hereford meets every Tuesday (virtually for now) to discuss anything that concerns you in Hereford - we want YOU to get involved! Led by the Hereford BID and run in partnership...
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COVID Measures Hurt Business

In July/ August Herefordshire Council introduced measures to restrict parking and widen pavements as part of the national guidance given by central government in response to COVID. The BID feel the response was too heavy handed and disproportionate to the issue. Businesses complained and as their...
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The ban on landlords evicting high street tenants has been extended. In England, Wales and Northern Ireland this has been pushed from 30th June to 30th September. This gives everyone the opportunity to negotiate a more sustainable lease agreement for all parties. On Wednesday 1st July from 1pm-2pm...
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On 30th July 2020 ​Jo Cox-Brown of Night Time Economy Solutions delivered a webinar on behalf of the Hereford BID on reopening during the COVID-19 crisis. Fred Spriggs from Herefordshire Council Licensing Department also joined the webinar and together with Jo answered questions at the end of the...
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The HT have launched a fantastic offer and campaign for businesses in their drive to support businesses. The LOVE LOCAL BUSINESS is actively promoting businesses to help them back on their feet and will give you a FREE promotion of your goods or services. All you have to do is complete this short...
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As stores fully reopen over the next few weeks criminals will l ook to exploit weaknesses in security so the Police would encourage all retail businesses to take this time to carry out their own crime risk assessments. If, having done so, further advice is considered necessary the Design Out Crime...
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Latest BID Newsletter Available Now

Our latest newsletter is available now for BID members. Please click here to open.​ Normally we send these direct to members only but we thought those who have not subscribed might want to see what they are missing! Want to receive updates automatically? If you are in the City Centre please email...
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