How we help Grants for new entrants How to apply How to apply Apply for any of our support programmes by completing the appropriate application form (below, or from the link in the relevant sections), and email to [email protected] or by initial phone call to 01923 263128. Welfare Grant Application Form (for regular and/or one-off support) CLICK HERE Entry into The Book Trade Grant and Interns Support Application Form CLICK HERE Covid-19 Hardship Fund for Booksellers, Application Form CLICK HERE Accommodation Application Form (long-term housing) CLICK HERE Accommodation Application Form (short-term, for young people entering the industry and requiring housing for up to fifteen months) CLICK HERE Retraining Grants CLICK HERE If you have been redundant, or lost your job for other reasons, you may see retraining to improve yours skills - and your employability - as the way out of your situation. We cannot recommend courses, but if you know what you need and know the agency that can provide an appropriate course, we may be able to fund it. We would be grateful if you could also complete and return the Diversity Monitoring Form CLICK HERE Advice & Guidance: We are not qualified to give advice to improve your employment situation, but we work with Bookcareers who can provide advice on how to get into the trade, or improve your position, and, subject to your financial situation, we may be able to fund this. Contact Suzanne Collier at [email protected] for further information.