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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: 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. 

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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.  

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COVID-19: The websites every small business should know about

16 April 2020
3 minute read

There is a lot of information out there to help businesses to weather the current storm. However, we know it can be difficult and time-consuming to find the best information for small businesses so in this blog post we have rounded up our top four small business resources. 

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COVID-19: Government webinars - Tuesday 7th and Wednesday 8th April

06 April 2020
2 minute read

The Government will be hosting a webinar on on Tuesday 7th and Wednesday 8th to give small businesses the latest information on three major support schemes and how they can apply. 

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A Message From Our CEO

27 March 2020
3 minute read

The Government’s plan to combat Covid-19 has had a profound impact on daily life and is evolving quickly. Our primary concern is to keep our employees and customers safe, as we realise it is a challenging and uncertain time, particularly for small business owners. 

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COVID-19: Everything you need to know about financial support for businesses

27 March 2020
3 minute read

Over the past couple of weeks, the Government has announced lots of financial support for small businesses. To round this week off, we thought it would be useful to put this into one place for you. 

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COVID-19: Help & support for self-employed workers

27 March 2020
3 minute read

Last night the Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, announced the Government’s plans to support some of the five million self-employed workers in the UK during the coronavirus outbreak. Sunak made no secret of how difficult it was to develop a package that was fair and affordable and one that supports the small businesses that truly need finance, rather than those than may well be thriving through these unprecedented times.  

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COVID-19: Government Help & Support | What Do You Need To Know?

24 March 2020
3 minute read

Covid-19 – What you need to know about Government help and support: We know this is a particularly difficult situation for small businesses. Fortunately, the Government has introduced a raft of measures to alleviate some of the pressure and in this blog we have highlighted four useful things that you should be aware of. 

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Three Fantastic COVID-19 Resources For Small Businesses

19 March 2020
2 minute read

Covid-19 is evolving every day and we know this is a particularly challenging time for small business owners. We have been keeping a close eye on guidance issued by the Government and various industry bodies over the past few days and the good news is that there is some fantastic support available for businesses just like yours. 

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Budget 2020: The Chancellor Means (Small) Business

13 March 2020
2 minute read

The Government unveiled its Budget 2020 yesterday and the good news is that it included a lot of support for small businesses. Small businesses power the UK economy, but we know the recent floods and Covid-19 have made things particularly difficult. In this short blog, we’ve summarised everything you need to know and how the Chancellor’s Budget can help your small business to thrive.