Resilience in diversity
- Businesses in Bristol signed up to the Government’s Eat Out to Help Out scheme: Bristol 247 (details of how to sign up are below).
- Fresh Business Thinking: Pandemic boosts love of small businesses
- Bristol Going for Gold: Making our food economy strong, resilient, varied and viable for all
Information from the Government
- Food Standards Agency:
Information from Bristol City Council
- General information for businesses
- Bristol’s small business community programme: OutSet Micro-Business COVID-19 Support programme, for businesses of fewer than 10 employees.
- Recent and future road changes and parking bay suspensions across Bristol.
- Bedminster: includes Covid updates and link to WeAreBS3
- Broadmead: Covid update
- City Centre: includes links to local FB pages
- Clifton Village: website
Advice & support
- National Food Strategy: useful short film and introduction by Henry Dimbleby about what it is and why it matters.
- SETSquared: Bristol’s Breakthrough Bursary scheme, aimed at BAME founders with an existing tech business and first-time entrepreneurs from a BAME background.
- West of England Recovery Taskforce (WECA) has backed plans for integrated support for businesses and employees at risk of redundancy due to Covid-19, bringing together government departments, employers, unions, local councils and education and training providers.
- Visit Britain new Covid-safe Industry Standard scheme – proof that you’re ‘Good to Go’.
- Sustainable Restaurant Association:
- Using refills and reusables:
- Greenpeace report on safety of reusables, endorsed by over 100 leading scientists
- City to Sea #ContactlessCoffee: how to keep using reusable coffee cups
- Refill UK: Advice during the Coronavirus outbreak
- Food Service Footprints: Safe return of reusables
- Product Stewardship Institute (US-based but good advice): Plastic Reduction Tools for Businesses and Communities – 5 easy steps
- Surfers Against Sewage: Unpacking Refill and Reuse in the Age of Corona
- Business debtline: Coronavirus advice and help