Over £121.34 million in total has been paid out to 11,000 business in Kirklees since the start of the pandemic under Covid support grants. We have already released 2,204 payments for the new national lockdown grant, plus the new one-off ‘Closed Businesses Lockdown Payment’ announced by government on the 5 January. These payments should reach accounts by 20 January andRead more
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We have seen on our social media channels that you have some general questions related to business grants which we’ve answered below. This information was last updated on 2 March 2021.Read more
Cabinet to consider £58M investment plan that could secure funding to support Dewsbury Blueprint Ambitions.
Kirklees’ Cabinet to consider £58M investment plan that could secure funding to support their Dewsbury Blueprint Ambitions.Read more
Kirklees Markets will be fully open on 2 December, as national lockdown ends, with all measures in place for people to trade and shop safely. Cafés will remain takeaway only. In the past month, only food stalls and cafes have been able to operate with cafes using a takeaway only service. However, the new measures mean that all other non-essentialRead more
The United Kingdom has left the European Union, and the transition period comes to an end on 1 January 2021 which means we all need to make sure we’re ready for any implications this might have on us.Read more
Businesses affected by the Covid-19 restrictions can now apply for financial grants through Kirklees Council’s website.
The Government have launched four new grant schemes to help those businesses that continue to be the most severely impacted by restricted socialising and national lockdown measures.Read more
The council will begin preparations to demolish the Huddersfield Market multi-storey car park and then create a temporary surface car park as part of the Huddersfield blueprint project on Friday 23 October.Read more
A joint initiative to celebrate business success in Kirklees and put local companies in the spotlight will launch today, as the top 100 companies in the district are set to be unveiled.Read more