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Post Date: 19 May 2020

On this new COVID-19 page, we will keep our local businesses updated on all recent developments and news, including links to Government and NHS guidance.

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NHS GUIDANCE

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CLAPHAM JUNCTION UPDATE: 12/05/20

The Chancellor announced today that the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme will be extended until the end of October 2020. Please click here further details. 

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CLAPHAM JUNCTION UPDATE: 12/05/20

Over the last 24 hours, the Government has released a number of documents detailing the three-step recovery plan. The step one measures apply from tomorrow (13 May). Step two will start on Monday 1 June, or later. And step three will start on Saturday 4 July or later. The comprehensive 60-page recovery strategy can be found here.

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CLAPHAM JUNCTION UPDATE: 07/05/20

This is a reminder of the scheme the Government has launched (recently updated) to help small and medium-sized businesses to borrow between £2,000 and up to 25% of their turnover. The maximum loan available is £50,000. For full details, visit GOV.UK here.

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CLAPHAM JUNCTION UPDATE: 27/03/20

Last night, the Government unveiled plans to support the self-employed during the COVID-19 crisis. For full details, visit GOV.UK here.

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CLAPHAM JUNCTION UPDATE: 26/03/20

Wandsworth Council has, today, updated its website with online access to all the relevant the COVID-19 grant forms which you can access here

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    CLAPHAM JUNCTION UPDATE: 24/03/20

    • For the most recent advice regarding COVID-19: Business & Staff Security from The National Business Crime Centre, click here.
    • Today, the Government will send out text messages to the UK population titled 'Coronavirus (COVID-19): what you need to do'. If you do not have a mobile, the information can be found here.

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    CLAPHAM JUNCTION UPDATE: 23/03/20

    Following the Government's latest announcement, please note that, with immediate effect, the following businesses and public services have been told to close:

    • All shops selling non-essential goods, including clothing and electronic stores
    • Libraries
    • Playgrounds
    • Outdoor gyms
    • Places of worship

    Full details of the latest guidance from the Government can be found here.

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    CLAPHAM JUNCTION UPDATE: 20/03/20

    The Government has instructed cafes, pubs and restaurants to close from Friday night - except for take-away food - to tackle coronavirus.

    All UK's nightclubs, theatres, cinemas, gyms and leisure centres have also been told to close as soon as they reasonably can.

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    CLAPHAM JUNCTION UPDATE: 19/03/20

    In light of the evolving COVID-19 pandemic some businesses, based in Clapham Junction, are closing until further notice. This includes:

    • The Clapham Grand
    • Battersea Arts Centre 
    • TK Maxx

    We will continue to use this platform to keep you updated on all recent developments in our business community and beyond.