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Covid-19

Government Grants

Sunak ignores small business pleas for more help to get through lockdown

Treasury points to £1bn worth of ad-hoc local authority grants still to be distributed, as pain starts to bite with furlough being wound down and business rates becoming payable

News

Small business calls for support extension to match reopening delay

Small business organisations call for stop to employers helping pay for furlough, forbearance on Covid loans and extending the ban on landlords evicting commercial tenants

News

Small business to spend £23bn this year alone keeping Covid safe

On average each small business in Britain will spend £4,850 staying Covid safe throughout 2021

Business Loans

Can I liquidate my company if I have a Bounce Back Loan?

Thousands of small businesses due to start repaying Covid support loans could find themselves unable to make payments. Can you wind up your company if it already has a Bounce Back Loan?

Business Loans

One third of small businesses turn to Bank of Mum and Dad

Family and specifically parents are the first port of call when a small business runs into trouble, according to a Liberis survey

Business Loans

Small business owners who duck out of repaying Covid debt face ban

Insolvency Service given power to investigate company directors who deliberately wind up firms to avoid repaying emergency Covid-19 debt

Outlook

April 12 reopening – which small businesses can reopen in England?

Small business roadmap for reopening with key dates on April 12, May 17 and June 21

Finding and selling to customers

How this London bakery found new revenue streams during lockdown

Artisan baker Alexandre Bettler relies on Square Dashboard for a live view of his business, helping him stay on top of production and bestselling items

Outlook

Number of small businesses in distress triple pre-Covid level

Nearly 135,000 businesses in trouble with accountancy firm Mazars warning of ‘calm before the storm’.

Business Loans

Covid debt drowning small businesses to the tune of £104bn

Bank lending to small businesses rockets by 82% as owners scramble for Government coronavirus support

Business Loans

Government Bounce Back Loan for your small business

Everything you need to know about the Covid Bounce Back Loan Scheme – what it is, who offers them, and how much it will cost your small business to take out a loan.

Accounts & Tax

Small business should get HMRC refund to cover Covid losses, say MPs

Influential Treasury select committee says small businesses should get tax rebate to help cover coronavirus trading losses

Partner content

How to prepare for business growth in 2022

The team at Funding Options explain how to prepare for business growth in 2022

Partner content

Tide to empower small businesses to optimise cash flow with insights tool

Tide is introducing a Cashflow Insights tool to help small businesses mitigate delays in payment and improve their credit score

Partner content

Business Current Account Masterclass

Tune into the Masterclass from the Current Account Switch Service to find out why you should switch your business account pronto

Partner content

How should I select my business broadband provider?

As with any supplier, it’s important to do your research and ask important questions before you select a broadband provider for your business. But what are the must-have things you should take into consideration?