Special Panellist Announcement – COVID-19 Business Support Webinar – MP Sam Tarry

We are extremely proud to announce that MP Sam Tarry will be joining our expert panel on the 23rd of April 2020.

Sam Tarry is a British politician who has been the Member of Parliament for Ilford South since the 2019 general election.

Webinar Topics/Speakers

  • Deferring VAT and Self-Assessment payments (Speaker – Jamal Khan)
  • Self-employment Income Support Scheme (Speaker – Jamal Khan)
  • The Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme offering loans of up to £5 million for SMEs through the British Business Bank (Speaker – Jamal Khan)
  • A new lending facility from the Bank of England to help support liquidity among larger firms, helping them bridge coronavirus disruption to their cash flows through loans (Speaker – Jamal Khan)
  • Tax planning (Speaker – Usama Awais)
  • Statutory Sick Pay relief package for small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs) (Speaker – Albert Peters)
  • Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (Speaker – Albert Peters)
  • Business Assurance (MP Sam Tarry)
  • 12-month business rates holiday for all retail, hospitality, leisure and nursery businesses in England (Speaker – Paul Nightingale)
  • small business grant funding of £10,000 for all businesses in receipt of small business rate relief or rural rate relief. Grant funding of £25,000 for retail, hospitality and leisure businesses with property with a rateable value between £15,000 and £51,000 (Speaker – Paul Nightingale)
  • Commercial rent protection Scheme (Speaker – Kevin Clarke)
  • Energy costs and bills (Speaker – Ryan Edwards)

Please register for a place now via our Eventbrite and Zoom links below (Both registrations are required)

Event & Registration (How to register and how the event will be held)

Event platform – Zoom webinar (Zoom is a web-based video conferencing tool with a local, desktop client and a mobile app that allows users to meet online, with or without video. Attendees will require access via a laptop, desktop, handheld pad or mobile phone device to attend)


Date – 23rd April 2020

Registration starts – 5.15pm

Presentation starts – 5.30pm

Q&A starts – 6.50pm

Event finishes – 7.30pm

Format – An hour of presentations from members of the panel, followed by an hour of Q&A from attendees


Registration platform – Eventbrite/Zoom

To register, you will need to acquire a free ticket from Eventbrite and also register for the meeting through Zoom meetings. The registration process can be completed by clicking on the links below in turn; 


Eventbrite Registration Link



Zoom Meeting Registration Link



Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to make contact at admin@ilfordbid.com. Please share the links above so that others may also benefit from the webinar and information shared.