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New Lockdown Tiers Announced

Following government announcements earlier this week about tighter restrictions post-lockdown, the tiers for each area were announced today, with Herefordshire one of the many counties to be placed in Tier 2. So, what does this mean for Hereford’s businesses? When lockdown ends, just after midnight...
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Hundreds of businesses across Herefordshire that have been impacted by the national Covid-19 lockdown restrictions could benefit from a new discretionary grant fund. The Discretionary Grant Fund 2 managed by Herefordshire Council is for businesses that have been impacted by the November 2020 Covid-...
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Businesses could now benefit from a discretionary grant fund administered by Herefordshire Council Herefordshire Council has just announced that the Discretionary Grant Scheme II is now open and live for eligible businesses to apply to. What is the Discretionary Grant Fund? The government has...
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Supporting you this Christmas

The Hereford BID are busy bringing extra holiday cheer to Hereford and its businesses this year, supporting them as they look to reopen following lockdown. From the annual Christmas Shop Window Awards and providing additional Christmas trees for the city centre, to creating festive trails on the...
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Download the government fact sheet detailing all available help to businesses to-date here . Please keep following our Hereford BID Facebook Page and News section for further information.
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The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (known as the CJRS or furlough scheme) has been extended for a month and will remain open until December, with employees receiving 80% of their current salary for hours not worked, up to a maximum of £2,500. Under the extended scheme, the cost for employers of...
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There have had to be some significant changes to our usual festive activities this year, but the Hereford BID are still working hard to bring some well-needed holiday cheer to the city and businesses this Christmas. Late-night shopping and free parking from 4pm will be returning, starting on...
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LoyalFree App Wins New Customers

In July this year the Hereford BID launched their flagship project, LoyalFree. This essentially is a city app that typically contains retail, office and hospitality offers designed to entice the public to come to you and buy. For the Regency Cafe in St Peter Square, the app has proved an absolute...
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Get involved with Team Hereford

Does graffiti or begging concern you? Have you been witness to anti-social behaviour or had a shop lifter come into your business? Then join Team Hereford. Team Hereford meets every Tuesday, with meetings currently held on Zoom, to discuss the things that concern you in Hereford. It is led by...
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