The NRLA made the call after the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) suspended rent arrears deductions as the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis continues.
Firms signing up to the Paradigm proposition will now be eligible for either three, or six, months’ free compliance support, depending on the length of the contract they sign up to – either two or three years.
The Openwork Academy, which has enrolled more than 460 candidates since 2014 and over 200 in 2019 alone, has invested to ensure it continues to run adviser induction courses as well as supporting new and existing trainees.
Under the scheme, employers can claim a grant covering 80% of the wages for a furloughed employee, subject to a cap of £2,500 a month.
Adam Marshall, director general at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), warned the situation for many firms remains “extremely difficult”.
Shadow Chancellor Anneliese Dodds was calling for the most vulnerable people and businesses to be protected.
The solution hub is split into six sections – market updates, building income, compliance support, support and helpdesks, Q&A and business support.
The sessions, which all offer structured CPD, allow viewers to interact with presenters and other delegates.
The package offers support over four key areas including cash flow management, client communication, financial support signposting for clients and mental wellbeing.
The network has launched a support hub within its customer relationship management (CRM) system, Toolbox, dedicated to helping its AR firms during the COVID-19 crisis.