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As the situation unfolds, we'll try to link to relevant, informative articles from trusted sources, advisory bodies, Government etc using this featured post (let's keep this focused & concise and post personal views & comments in other Discussion posts ).

If there is an article you wish to add, please post below and I'll copy 'up' into the original post 

Hopefully, it will 'the' place on LJN for information......


National lockdown: Stay at Home (4 January 2021)

Working safely during coronavirus COVID-19 (11 May 2020)

Staying alert and safe - social distancing (11 May 2020)

Coronavirus outbreak FAQs: what you can and can't do (11 May 2020)

Gov.uk - Apply for a coronavirus Bounce Back Loan (4 May 2020)

Gov.uk - Find coronavirus financial support for your business (27 April 2020)

Social distancing in the workplace during coronavirus (COVID-19): sector guidance (7 April 2020)

Gov.uk guidance - Claim for your employees' wages through the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (updated 4 April 2020)

Gov.uk - Coronavirus outbreak FAQs: what you can and can't do (published 29 March 2020)

Gov.uk - Claim a grant (COVID-19) Self-employment Income Support Scheme

Perennial Press Release - Covid-19 Support (GaryRK 26.03.20)

Federation of Small Business (FSB) newsletter (GaryRK 24.03.20)

Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development - Covid 19 employer response guide (Donna Voice 24.03.20)

Lantra - Mental Health in Agriculture, e-learning (Donna Voice)

Gov.uk - Covid 19 Guidance and Documents

Federation of Small Businees - Covid-19: Advice & Guidance

Gov.uk - COVID-19: guidance for employees, employers and businesses

Perennial Coronavirus COVID-19 news update (3 April 2020).docx

Perennial Coronavirus COVID-19 news update (17 April 2020) - Copy.docx


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  •  I would just like to say thanks to Gary at LSJ network for puttjing this together, a great help.

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    Information (and misinformation) abounds today, so suggest everyone takes a timeout to digest what is happening, how it affects our industry and importantly you in particular.

    We (LJN) want to keep this thread current and relevant, so please keep posting and/or linking to any source documents and we will work to include them above - thus keeping it 'the place to go to'


    As I mentioned elsewhere - my strongly held personal viewpoint as of 24.03.20;

    "The decision one makes now will define you, your business and future reputation.

    Let it be the right one for you, your family and wider society.

    If you are here 'justifying' a decision to work today then I think you know in your heart you shouldn't be.

    Let today pass by, reflect, gain further clarification from 'trusted' sources, wait for further Government announcements, business support schemes etc AND then re-evaluate.

    This is a 'soft-lockdown'. The next step is barely worth thinking about.

    Consider that ....... "

  • PRO

    Latest press release from FSB : https://trim.ee/dvOfT

  • PRO

    "Sunak pledges financial support for self-employed"


    Sunak pledges financial support for self-employed
    The government has promised that it will provide support to Britain’s five million self-employed as MPs warned they were “running out of money”.Rishi…
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    Perennial Press Release - Covid-19 Support (GaryRK 26.03.20) : Perennial_COVID-19_March2020.pdf

  • Gov.uk guidance - Claim for your employees' wages through the Coron... (updated 4 April 2020)

    Claim for your employees' wages through the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme
    Find out if you’re eligible and how much you can claim to cover wages for employees on temporary leave ('furlough') due to coronavirus (COVID-19).
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