• Senate plans EUR 1 billion fund for corona-hit companies

    Hamburg to seal funding gap and provide EUR 1 billion in funds for companies exposed to corona crisis
  • Corona Support Programme: Senate notes positive interim results

    Hamburger Corona-Hilfen in der Höhe von rund 4,5 Milliarden Euro geleistet. Weitere Programme in Planung, darunter Digitalbonus
  • Corona test centre launched at Hamburg Airport

    Tests 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 phase

    Hamburg'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 lifted

    Green light for leisure activities under new corona law - tourist events, fairs and jumble sales now possible