Newlyn Fish Market - boats due to land.

Wednesday, 15 April 2020

Help for fishing and fishermen.

Contact your local Fishing Animateur.




Given the current global Covid19 crisis we have shifted all efforts to support the fishing industry wherever possible.


We are here to support fishermen, businesses and communities.


We can help you with EMFF and MFF Grant Claims.


If you have received a grant offer letter and have made a payment and would like to claim these funds back please get in contact. If you have submitted a claim and would like to know its status and how long until you receive a payment please get in contact.




Call Us: 01736 362782. 
Text Us: 07534580450. 
Email Us: fishing@cornwallrcc.org.uk


We are interested in understanding the impact the current situation is having on your business and fishing activity. Could you please answer the questions outlined below. We will collate the results and make them available on our web site. If you leave your email address we will add you to our newsletter and notify you of podcasts and virtual webinar.





UNIVERSAL CREDIT

Universal Credit is a payment to help with living costs. You might qualify if you are on a low income or out of work. We can help with general advice and help you set up an account.

Watch the video above to find out more.



SELF EMPLOYMENT INCOME SUPPORT

Use this scheme if you're self-employed or a member of a partnership and have lost income due to coronavirus.

Watch the video above to find out more and download our factsheet.




For fishermen wanting to sell fish direct the Fishermen's Mission have produced this guide: