Greater Anglia service alterations due to industrial action

01st February 2024

Greater Anglia service alterations due to industrial action until Tuesday 6 February, including a full strike day on 2 February. Due to industrial action by members of the ASLEF union, Greater Anglia services will be affected by strike action on Friday 2 February and action short of a strike...

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Workplace testing programme expands to offer free rapid home testing

28th March 2021

In the next major push for the Government’s workplace testing programme, all employers will now be able to offer their employees free, rapid and regular testing that can be taken at home

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Bespoke testing regime unveiled for exempt international arrivals

28th March 2021

The UK government has today (Sunday 28 March) set out new details of a bespoke testing regime for international arrivals who will be exempt from quarantine for work purposes, including for hauliers arriving from outside the Common Travel Area into England.

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Business rates relief boosted with new £1.5 billion pot

25th March 2021

Business ratepayers adversely affected by COVID-19 are to get a £1.5 billion discount on their bills.

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48,000 businesses already registered to offer workplace testing

13th March 2021

Workplace testing programme ramps up as 48,000 businesses register for free, regular and rapid tests for their employees.

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Free rapid tests for all businesses for regular workplace testing

06th March 2021

All businesses in England are now able to sign up to the government’s free COVID-19 workplace testing programme.

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Workforce testing to begin rollout in Essex

05th March 2021

As part of the ongoing testing rollout in Essex, workforces in key sectors are now being encouraged to have their employees regularly tested to prevent the spread of Covid-19 and potential workplace outbreaks

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Surge testing to be deployed in an area of Brentwood

21st February 2021

Additional testing and genomic sequencing is being deployed to the CM13 postcode in Brentwood, Essex.

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Chancellor eases burden on more than a million businesses through Pay as You Grow flexible repayment options

08th February 2021

Businesses that took out government-backed Bounce Back Loans to get through Covid-19 will now have greater flexibility to repay their loans, the government announced today (8 February).

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Your Community Needs You – Urgent Call out for Specialist Volunteers

19th January 2021

Community360 is calling for volunteers to help support all partners to care for our loved ones, as the NHS and other colleagues struggle with the discharge of patients from hospital to their homes and to help with their recovery process.

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