A package of support is available from the Furniture Makers’ Company to support struggling employees and sole traders during the COVID-19 crisis.
The charity, which has been supporting the welfare of people in the industry for more than 100 years, has been awarding Personal Support Grants to members of the trade to help mitigate against the loss of earnings people are experiencing as a result of being furloughed, made redundant, unable to work or a diminished order book.
The Personal Support Grants the charity is awarding people are based on each applicant’s situation with the duration of the support depending on their changing circumstances.
- Individuals can apply for a monthly grant of £200 for a maximum of six months
- Married couples can apply for a monthly grant of £250 for a maximum of six months
- Sole traders can apply for a monthly grant of £500 for a maximum of two months.
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