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Eat Out to Help Out in Fleet

Eat out and enjoy discounts at restaurants in Fleet in the Eat Out to Help Out scheme throghout August with businesses able to register from 13th July.
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Fleet’s Stay Safe Tracker

The Fleet Business Improvement District is asking people visiting Fleet or working in Fleet to complete Fleet's Stay Safe Tracker over the next three months so that we can ensure the town remains a safe space to shop, eat out, work and visit.
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Fleet Recovery Strategy

Fleet BID has published their recovery strategy for Fleet, detailing the steps the BID are taking and council support requested to ensure that people feel confident to return to Fleet and support local businesses safely.
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Fleet BID Retail Recovery Guide

The government hopes that non-essential shops will be able to open from 1 June. To support businesses to prepare, Fleet BID has developed a Retail Recovery Guide with a summary of advice and support available.
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Government COVID-19 Recovery Plan published

The Government published its COVID-19 recovery strategy on 11th May with the aim of the plan to “return life to as close to normal as possible, for an many people as possible as fast and fairly as possible in a way that avoids a new epidemic, minimises lives lost and maximises, health, economic and social outcomes”. Social distancing is still essential but people who cannot work from home are being encouraged to return to work if their workplace is open and people can now spend longer outside.
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Bounce back loans for small businesses

From 4th May businesses can apply for Bounce Back loans, new 100% government backed loan scheme for small business. Businesses will be able to borrow between £2,000 and £50,000 and access the cash within days and loans will be interest free for the first 12 months.
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