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COVID-19: Emergency support for Brussels-based companies

30-04-20

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Has your Brussels-based company had to suspend its business activities due to the measures taken to fight the coronavirus? Are you facing financial difficulties? Are you involved in any legal disputes? Are you preparing to restart your business? Our team of experts will help you manage this crisis and steer you towards the right partners.

A regional team of coaches with diverse expertise has been established to provide Brussels entrepreneurs affected by the COVID-19 crisis with a quick and effective response and to help them recover.

The team brings together the combined skills of key regional players, including the Centre pour Entreprises en difficulté (CED) and hub.brussels, coordinator of the regional team.

At a more local level, the Local Economy Offices (GEL) and Job Self-Creation Platforms (ACE) should join the team soon.

finance&invest.brussels, a stakeholder in the collaboration, provides companies with financial solutions.

How can the team help your company during the coronavirus crisis?

These combined skills will allow us to provide you with the quickest response possible and provide effective, targeted and personalised support in the following areas:

Coaching

  • Help with decision-making
  • Personal development
  • Personal support

Accounting and finance

  • Analysis of federal and regional COVID-19 measures
  • Guide to formalities
  • Risk management (Finance)
  • Strategy (commercial, e-business, evolution of the business model, etc.)
  • Subsidies and structural measures

Administrative procedures

  • City planning/environmental permits

Areas of expertise

Targeted support in the following priority sectors:

  • Audiovisual
  • Circular economy
  • Healthcare (life sciences)
  • Hospitality (tourism, events and culture)
  • ICT (information and communication technologies)
  • Retail
  • Sustainable construction
  • Social entrepreneurship

Export

  • Assistance with your target markets
  • Formalities resulting from the cancellation of a trade show or economic mission

Mediation & Law

  • Breaches of contract
  • Conflicts between partners
  • Commercial law
  • Credit mediation
  • Franchises
  • Deterioration of customer-supplier relationships
  • Employment and subcontracting contracts
  • Rental negotiations
  • Risk management (Law)
  • Social law
  • Supply interruptions
  • Tax law

What are the requirements to benefit from this service?

This services is for companies:  

  • which conduct business in the Brussels-Capital region
  • whose business is affected by the coronavirus
  • which are specifically looking for support in one of the areas listed above.

Are you interested in this service?

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Please note that this support does not cover issues related to federal and regional premiums and measures. These questions should be asked directly to 1819 via n°1819 or by e-mail via info@1819.brussels.

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