What is the Rail Alliance doing?

In response to the growing concern and uncertainty of the current situation regarding COVID-19, Rail Alliance remains focused on providing support, guidance and opportunities for its SME Community made up of over 700 members. In light of the difficult circumstances facing the rail industry, the Rail Alliance is providing all Community members access to exclusive, online, digital content, free of charge. This has been rapidly implemented so that SMEs can utilise the platform to engage digitally, utilise content that is otherwise paid for, and learn and apply skills and training to working remotely.

We are also providing a complimentary Silver Package until the first of September 2020 – click the link below to find out more

  • The decision has now been taken for all Rail Alliance and BCRRE team members to work from home and will be available by email and mobile phone. You can also get in touch using our contact form at the top of the page or by clicking here
  • No meetings or events will be held at Rail Alliance offices at QRTC or at BCRRE until further notice (however we will instead revert where appropriate to conference call / video-conference meetings instead)
  • All Rail Alliance events taking place between now and July will be postponed, and where deemed appropriate, the Rail Alliance programme of events will be moved to an online platform

Share your Views and Concerns

“We’re living through a rapidly evolving situation, and for government responses to remain relevant, we rely on a near-continuous feedback loop from businesses at the sharp end.” – Michael Noakes, Head of Rail, Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy

Kickstart Scheme

6-months fully paid wage to employ a 16-24 year old

Kickstart-UK, part of Business 2 Business (UK) Limited, offers a FREE full service to help employers benefit from the Kickstart Scheme.

To find out more about the scheme please click here

To submit an application please download and complete the excel sheet below

External Advice

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