In this week's episode Chris and Paul interview Alison Freeman, Fisheries Programme Manager at The Fishmongers' Company, about their new joint grant scheme set up with Seafarers UK. Alison explains the fund has been set up to keep the industry up and running and buoyant. She promises the application process is not a lengthy process and encourages people to work collaboratively on their project ideas. Apply for the scheme here: http://fishonfriday.org.uk/grants/
Chris and Paul also interview Miles and Natasha from Seafarers' Advice and Information Line (SAIL). SAIL is the Citizens Advice service for anyone who works at sea. SAIL provides free advice on benefits, debt, housing and much more. If you are struggling, please get in touch on their freephone number 0800 170 1842.
Paul and Chris also discuss the new funding package that Defra announced in the early hours on this morning. We'll be getting someone from Defra on next week's episode to speak about this support package so if you have any questions, send them over to us now! Get in touch via Twitter - @Fathom_Podcast.