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Supporting businesses across Cowes, East Cowes, Northwood and Gurnard

Top-up Grants

Businesses in the retail, hospitality and leisure sectors are to receive a one-off grant worth up to £9,000, the chancellor has announced.  It follows Prime Minister Boris Johnson's announcement on Monday night that these business will be closed until at least February half-term in order to help control the virus. The cash is provided on a per-property basis to support businesses through the latest restrictions. The Treasury said more than 600,000 business properties across the UK could...

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Happy New Year – Sort of!

The news announced on the 30th December wasn’t what we wanted to hear but probably not unexpected if you’ve been following information on the spread of Covid-19. While many of our businesses are now locked down until further notice many of you have found solutions to continue to serve your customers and keep your businesses going. In these challenging times it’s great to be part of the Cowes Business Association among the amazing support we can offer each other. If you have any advice or...

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Member Profile Claire Lincoln

Typically a new year sees us looking at starting a new regime to better ourselves. Whether that's to develop healthy eating, getting fit, or reducing debt, having the right belief system and being aware of how our thinking can potentially see us sabotage our efforts would be a great place to start. But it's not always that easy. I'd struggled with low self-esteem most of my adult life and it was eventually through my training as a Cognitive Behavioural Hypnotherapist that I was really able to...

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Member Profile Dale Howarth

Dale Howarth has been a CBA member for several years and is well known across the Island for his work as a Business Mentor and Consultant to many of the Islands leading businesses, including Brightbulb Design, Lifeline, PC Consultants, Vectis Refrigeration and WightFibre to name but a few. But there is more to his work than this. As a business mentor and advisor Dale uses his experience and knowledge to guide and support individuals and their teams of new-start, micro, small and SME businesses...

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