Senate plans EUR 1 billion fund for corona-hit companiesHamburg to seal funding gap and provide EUR 1 billion in funds for companies exposed to corona crisis
Corona Support Programme: Senate notes positive interim resultsHamburger Corona-Hilfen in der Höhe von rund 4,5 Milliarden Euro geleistet. Weitere Programme in Planung, darunter Digitalbonus
Corona test centre launched at Hamburg AirportTests for returning passengers from abroad now possible, new regulations
Health carers to get bonus of EUR 1,500
Around 25,300 employees in outpatient and inpatient care facilities across Hamburg are to receive a tax-free bonus from nursing care insurers and employers. Hamburg is paying EUR 8.7 million towards the funds.
Tax-free bonus proportionate to working hours
Employees who work at least 35 hours a...
Hamburg's Corona Emergency Aid now in final phaseHamburg's Corona Emergency Aid enters final phase - 65,000 applications received so far; IFB
Coronavirus affects heart and alters gene activity of cells
The coronavirus can multiply in heart cells and alter the gene activity of infected cells, a new study by researchers at the University Hospital Hamburg-Eppendorf has found, a press release said Friday (July 10, 2020). Thirty-nine deceased heart patients, who contracted SARS-CoV-2, were examined for...
New EUR 25 billion bridging aid launches
SMEs can now can now apply for further financial assistance after the German government’s new bridging aid, as foreseen by the EUR 103 billion economic stimulus package, launched in early July. The German cabinet adopted key points of the bridging aid in June for the sectors worst-hit by the corona...
Hamburg providing more aid for creative scene and start-ups
Hamburg has launched two new instruments to help companies, artists and creative people cope with the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic. The "Corona Recovery Fund" (CRF) targets start-ups and growth-orientated SMEs while the "Neustartprämie or "relaunch bonus" helps artists and...
Hotels across Hamburg reopening
The hospitality industry is by all intents and purposes returning to normality after a lull in the spread of coronavirus, a glance at The Fontenay’s fully occupied parking lot reveals. Swiss and Danish vehicles can be spotted near the "Himmelsspiegel-Brunnen" – a huge water sculpture that reflects...
Fairs and markets to go ahead as corona restrictions liftedGreen light for leisure activities under new corona law - tourist events, fairs and jumble sales now possible