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COVID-19: Essential information

Get your business ready to receive government backed discounts from today

13 July 2020
3 minute read

Last week Rishi Sunak set out a raft of measures to continue to support small businesses, particularly those in the hospitality sector. One of those measures was the Eat Out to Help Out Scheme and in this short blog we explain everything you need to know about it and how to register. 

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COVID-19: Essential information

Get your business ready to receive government backed discounts from today

13 July 2020
3 minute read

Last week Rishi Sunak set out a raft of measures to continue to support small businesses, particularly those in the hospitality sector. One of those measures was the Eat Out to Help Out Scheme and in this short blog we explain everything you need to know about it and how to register. 

COVID-19: Essential information

COVID-19: Support for the self-employed

05 June 2020
2 minute read

 Last week the Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, announced an extension to the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEIS) allowing those eligible to claim a second grant capped at £6,750. The grant will be worth 70% of average monthly takings and will be paid out in a single installment covering three months’ profits.  

COVID-19: Essential information

We are accepting CBILS loans applications

03 June 2020
2 minute read

We are delighted to announce that as of today we are accepting CBILS loan applications from small businesses. The loans range from £50,001 - £150k over 12 or 24 months with the UK Government covering interest charges and fees for the first 12 months, along with a three-month repayment holiday from us to help your small business get back on its feet.

COVID-19: Essential information

COVID-19 : The Government-backed financial support available for small businesses

29 May 2020
5 minute read

The Government has announced over £300 billion in funding to help small businesses survive COVID-19. In this post, we have included all the financial support for small businesses available from the Government and how to apply. 

COVID-19: Business as (un)usual

Five things small businesses should consider before they reopen

28 May 2020
5 minute read

As we progress through a phased reopening of the UK, small business owners will need to start thinking about the future and what the ‘new normal’ looks like, so we have put together our top tips on how small business owners can prepare for a slow, safe and sustainable return to ‘normality’. 

treat box from social distancing kitchen

COVID-19: Good news stories

Good news story: The Social Distancing Kitchen

28 May 2020
3 minute read

Today’s Good News Story comes from a bright, young entrepreneur called Molly Nathan. Having graduated in September 2019, Molly had big plans to travel around South America and had been working hard to save for what was to be a trip of a lifetime. However, unfortunately Molly’s March departure date coincided with Covid-19 and the UK’s lockdown measures and just like that her plans were derailed.