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Government update on the CoronaVirus crisis  Monday, April 27th

Government update on the CoronaVirus crisis Monday, April 27th Dear members, I trust you had an enjoyable weekend and were able to make the most of the sunshine before wetter weather descends! Just a short information summary for you today which includes updates from Government regarding the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS), some additional information on the Small Business Grant Fund (SBGF) and […]

International Recruitment Agency Seeks Export Manager Global Textiles & Accessories m/f/d High Fashion Brand

Our Customer For our client, a worldwide well-known textiles & shoes manufacturer, based in Switzerland, we are looking for the international export manager to expand the existing sales. The label is sophisticated and very special. Many successful years created a functional sales network around the world at all the hotspots. The company owns a lot […]

Government update on the CoronaVirus crisis  Monday, April 20th

Dear members, I am sure most of you are now underway with claims for the CoronaVirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) which opened for applications this morning. Anyone still looking to apply for the CJRS which enables employers to make a claim online for a grant for 80% of their furloughed employees’ salaries (up to a […]


After the health emergency the international footwear fair gets ready to tackle the recovery phase alongside footwear companies The event’s new brand image kick-starts the organisational machinery Milan, 5 May 2020 – MICAM Milano, the world’s leading footwear fair, starts to prepare for the coming edition to be held at the Rho trade-fair centre from […]

Government updates on Coronavirus crisis – Friday, April 17th

Please find two important updates on the CoronaVirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) and an expansion to the Government’s loan scheme (CLBILS) which now includes a CLBILS Plus scheme for larger businesses previously excluded. The online claim service for the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme will be launched on GOV.UK on Monday, April 20th with funds expected to start being distributed from 25th April. Any […]

Moda to be co-hosted alongside Autumn Fair for the SS21 edition

Amid challenging times, Moda, the heart of UK fashion, has announced its response to the rapid spread of COVID-19 within the UK and around the world. Reiterating their commitment to bringing people together from across the industry, Moda has announced a new campaign, focused on community, as well as new dates for the show. Following […]

The Schuh Trust donates £3m to the COVID-19 Relief Effort

In response to the national crisis, the Schuh Trust will support the relief effort with a combined donation of £3m, to the National Emergencies Trust and the NHS Charities Together COVID-19 Appeal. The Schuh Trust was founded in 2011 following the acquisition of schuh, the UK footwear retailer, by US company Genesco Inc. Since 2011, […]

Wortmann Group Detmold – Support Package worth millions

Wortmann presents a unique business support package worth millions Responsibility, partnership and trust – especially in a crisis! The corona virus crisis poses an unprecedented challenge to trade and industry. In response, the family-owned company from Detmold is introducing comprehensive measures aimed at tackling the situation as effectively as they can in conjunction with their […]

BFA NewsGovernment updates on Coronavirus crisis – Thursday, April 16th

BFA NewsGovernment updates on Coronavirus crisis – Thursday, April 16th

Government updates on Coronavirus crisis – Thursday, April 16th Dear members, I hope you’re all safe and well? Please find attached the most recent updates from Government regarding the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) which will hopefully help you secure access to funds when it goes live next week. I also wanted to remind members to make sure you stop any VAT […]


Contribution includes an additional $500,000 community match campaign to amplify collective impact The VF Foundation, the private grant making organization funded by VF Corporation, one of the world’s largest apparel, footwear and accessories companies, today announced that it will contribute an initial $1.5 million to support local communities around the world as they respond to […]