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  • Covid-19

Flexibility and Funding for Businesses in Winter Economy Plan

On 24 September 2020 the Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced a further set of targeted measures to protect jobs and help ...

  • Covid-19

British Business Bank Extends CBILS Deadline—Apply By 30 September

The government-backed British Business Bank (BBB) has provided accredited lenders with extra time to grant state-backed ...

  • Covid-19

Some Undertakings in Difficulty to Benefit from the CBILS

More small businesses are set to benefit from the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) after UK ...

  • Covid-19

Chancellor Rishi Sunak Reveals £30bn Plan to Save UK Jobs

On July 8th, Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced a series of new measures worth £30bn in a bid to prevent mass ...

  • Covid-19

Sunak Expands £500m Future Fund for Startups

The UK government is expanding the £500m Future Fund for UK firms that have been adversely affected by the coronavirus ...

  • Covid-19

Find Out About Debt Restructuring During Coronavirus

To say that COVID-19 is having a significant impact on the UK’s economic landscape is an understatement. Just last ...

  • Covid-19

What is the Self-Employed Income Support Scheme?

If you’re self-employed or a member of a partnership and your work has been adversely affected by COVID-19, you could ...

  • Covid-19

Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) FAQs

We’ve put together a list of FAQs to help you understand how the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) ...

  • Covid-19

Second Grant for Small Businesses - Everything You Need to Know

On 29 May 2020, Chancellor Rishi Sunak confirmed that the UK government will be extending the Self-Employment Income ...

  • Covid-19

How to Communicate with your Customers as Lockdown Measures are Eased

As the UK’s coronavirus lockdown measures are eased, some businesses are looking to reopen either fully or partially ...

  • Covid-19

Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS): Who’s Eligible & What to Prepare

The Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) was launched in March to help businesses mitigate the impact ...

  • Covid-19

How To Look After Your Mental Health While Working From Home

To mark mental health awareness week, we’re sharing tips on how employers can support their team remotely and what we ...

  • Covid-19

5 Business Continuity Tips for SMEs Navigating COVID-19

As the government begins to draft plans for getting employees back into work, individual businesses are working around ...

  • Covid-19

UK Government Pledges £1.25bn to Support Startups Driving Innovation

On 20 April 2020, Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced a new £1.25 billion coronavirus scheme to support some of the UK’s ...

  • Covid-19

Chancellor Outlines Support for Large Businesses Affected by COVID-19

Coronavirus Large Business Interruption Loan Scheme will launch on Monday 20th April Eligible businesses with turnover ...

  • Covid-19

10 Ways to Stay Productive & Positive when Working from Home

On March 23rd, the UK Government outlined strict new measures to limit the spread of coronavirus, stating that people ...

  • Covid-19

5 Things to Consider when Applying for the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS)

The Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS for short) provides SMEs experiencing revenue loss and cash ...

  • Covid-19

A letter to the Treasury

Dear Rishi Sunak MP, On behalf of the UK’s SMEs, entrepreneurs, and sole-traders, we want to thank you and your team ...

  • Covid-19

Covid-19: Financial Help for Small Businesses in the UK

It’s a challenging time for SMEs around the world as the economic impact of the Coronavirus pandemic starts to unfold. ...