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COVID-19: Essential information

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

21 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. 

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COVID-19: Essential information

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

21 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: Good news stories

Good News Story: Muddy Trowel

20 May 2020
3 minute read

Today’s Good News Story comes from Steve Folwell at Muddy Trowel. Following a successful seven years running the storage company he co-founded, Lovespace, Steve recently became Chairman and started the year thinking about new opportunities. 

COVID-19: Essential information

COVID-19: CBILS and BBLS: Which one is right for you?

13 May 2020
3 minute read

In the past couple of months, the Government has announced two key loan products for small businesses under the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) and the Bounce Back Loan Scheme (BBLS). In this blog, we outline the key differences between them so you can decide which one is best suited to you. 

COVID-19: Business as (un)usual

How Chatbots Can Help Your Business Handle Increased Customer Demand During The COVID-19 Outbreak

11 May 2020
3 minute read

As a result of COVID-19, your business may be facing increased customer demand, particularly if you offer a product/service online. Businesses who are looking for ways to improve their online offering to meet this demand may look towards including a chatbot on their website. This is a type of software that is set up to act as a virtual assistant across websites, applications and social channels. 

COVID-19: Essential information

COVID-19: ‘Bounce back’ loan for micro businesses

27 April 2020
3 minute read

The Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, has today announced a brand new micro loan scheme to support the smallest small businesses in the UK.  

Karahi Express delivering food

COVID-19: Good news stories

COVID-19 Good News Story: Karahi Express

24 April 2020
4 minute read

This week’s Good News Story comes from Karahi Express – a popular Panjabi restaurant in Hounslow that’s been in business since 2003. Karahi Express had big plans for 2020 – following a new wave of partnerships with Indian tour operators, Karahi Express started a fresh refurbishment project at the beginning of the year as they were anticipating another peak in business between April and October.