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Financial Support Schemes For Businesses

This guide outlines access to all of the financial support schemes available to Inverclyde businesses, how and where to apply and further information on what the following schemes entail.

Announcement From Chancellor Regarding Self-Employed Support

Self-employed workers will be able to apply for a grant of up to £2,500 a month to help them cope with the financial impact of coronavirus, the chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced.

COVID-19 Pandemic: A Message From Our President

A message from ICC President, Gavin McDonagh on the current COVID19 pandemic and a concise update of support available for Inverclyde businesses.

Third Sector Covid-19 Resilience Fund Launched

The Third Sector Resilience Fund (TSRF) is a £20m emergency fund for charities, community groups, social enterprises and voluntary organisations working in Scotland which is now […]

Businesses’ Good News Stories Wanted For STV Feature

Inverclyde Community Action Response Group (ICARG)and Inverclyde Chamber of Commerce (ICC) are looking for local businesses who are adapting in the wake of the Covid-19 situation […]

£1 Billion Business Support Fund Opens

Businesses can now apply for grants through Inverclyde Council to help them deal with the impact of the coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak. The one-off grants announced by […]

Further UKGov Guidance Released for Businesses Following UK Lockdown

Following the announcement yesterday from Prime Minister Boris Johnston of a UK wide lockdown, updated guidance has been provided for businesses and premises of the restrictions being […]

Businesses Urged to Donate Left Over Food for Community Project

Local hospitality businesses are urged to donate any left over food stuffs to a local community group looking to create self isolation food boxes for vulnerable […]

Business Round-Up – 23 March 2020

Inverclyde Chamber of Commerce's weekly newsletter, with all of the latest Inverclyde business news for the week ending 22 March 2020.

COVID-19: HMRC Business Support Guide

The Chancellor has set out a package of temporary, timely and targeted measures to support public services, people and businesses through this period of disruption caused […]

SCC Comment On The Chancellor’s Announcement

Dr Liz Cameron, Chief Executive of the Scottish Chambers of Commerce comments on the UK Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s announcement of employment and wage support for businesses.

COVID-19 Resources From MacKay Corporate

Inverclyde Chamber members, MacKay Corporate, have created some resources in response to COVID-19 that address top workplace considerations for employers.


QUICK LINKS For quick access to useful documents and resources to support your business to prepare, minimise and manage the risks of COVID-19: Here at Inverclyde […]

SCC comment On COVID-19 Announcements Made By The Scottish Government

On the further package of support measures for businesses, Dr Liz Cameron, Chief Executive of the Scottish Chambers of Commerce said: “We welcome the Scottish Government’s […]

ICC Postpones Events Programme and ICON Awards

After careful consideration and discussions with its Partners, Inverclyde Chamber of Commerce’s (ICC) Board of Directors has taken the decision to postpone its events calendar indefinitely, including the planned ICON Awards in June 2020.

SCC Comment On New COVID-19 Package Of Support

Commenting on the additional COVID-19 support measures for businesses announced today by the UK Chancellor Rishi Sunak, Dr Liz Cameron, Chief Executive of the Scottish Chambers […]

Business Round-Up – 16 March 2020

Inverclyde Chamber of Commerce's weekly newsletter, with all of the latest Inverclyde business news for the week ending 15 March 2020.

SCC Comment On £320m Package Of Support For Businesses In Scotland

SCC comments on the Scottish Government’s announcement of an initial package of support to help businesses being affected by the COVID-19 outbreak.

£320 Million Package Of Support For Businesses

New measures to limit the impact of COVID-19 on the business community in Scotland have been announced by Finance Secretary Kate Forbes.

ICON Awards Entries: Here’s All You Need to Know (Updated)

After careful consideration and as a direct result of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Inverclyde Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has taken the decision to postpone the planned […]

In Pictures: A Look Into…EE / BT Enterprise

Highlights from our A Look Into...EE / BT Enterprise event on 5th March 2020