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Revised to reflect the Construction Leadership Council’s (CLC)’s Site Operating Procedures v5, and the latest government advice. Download your copy of ‘Practical guidance for electrical wholesale branches’ here.
Click on the image below to launch a PDF. Plus you’ll find more information on the government’s website.
If you would like copies in alternative formats please contact the EDA on 020 3141 7350.
We are hearing that many EDA members have gained rate relief on their premises via their local authority. At the request of EDA board members, the EDA has prepared a template letter to help you claim rate relief if you wish to apply, with supporting documents.
However, this comes with a strong note of caution as you must be aware that we cannot predict changes to future rateable values and there may be long-term impacts to your business by re-designating as retail premises.
If you are able to reclassify your business as retail, it unlocks further grant opportunities on offer through the Retail, Hospitality and Leisure Grant Fund depending upon the rateable value of your property:
Other business support grant funds include:
Issued 1 April 2020: Essential Driver & Delivery Authentication.
Issued by Paul Scully MP, Minister for Small Business, Consumers & Labour Markets, 2 May 2020 (on behalf of the Rt Hon Alok Sharma MP): “Businesses such as electrical wholesale outlets may remain open as these are vital to keep our critical business operating.”
Issued by the Construction Leadership Council (CLC) 1 April 2020: letter to The Rt Hon Boris Johnson
Issued by the the Rt Hon Alok Sharma MP Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy 31 March 2020: “To everyone working in the UK’s construction sector’
Issued by the EDA 20 March 2020: letter to the Rt Hon Alok Sharma MP, Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy