Northamptonshire County Council will receive £510,862.50 for local services that enable domestic abuse victims and their children to stay safe, recover from the trauma, and access safe rehousing where needed.
Last week, I welcomed the Government’s confirmation that local authorities across the country will see their budgets increased significantly this year, as part of the Conservatives’ commitment to level up local services across the country.
Entries are now open for the second SJL Foundation "SJL National Start-Up Business Awards”. Start-up owners shortlisted could receive a £2,000 grant and access to a free mentorship programme with entrepreneur Simon Lancaster, the staff at SJL Insurance, their suppliers and associates.
I recently received a letter from the new Secretary of State at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, Alok Sharma, about the new avenues of support that the department will be offering to small businesses.