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Government support

News

Failings revealed in Covid Recovery Loan Scheme

Shortcomings have stifled uptake of the Covid Loan Recovery Scheme, such as a number of rejections for small business applicants

Outlook

Calls to extend complex Brexit Support Fund

The Brexit Support Fund closed to new applications last month despite distributing around a third of its funding pot

Government Grants

Apprenticeship grants

I'm taking an apprentice for my joinery company. Am I entitled to any government apprenticeship grants for my business?

Government Grants

Half a million businesses at risk of collapse without more support

9m jobs could disappear if 600,000 stricken businesses are allowed to go under without more Covid pandemic financial help

Partner content

How peer support is helping me and my business

Four business owners explain how the Peer Networks scheme helped to solve their problems and why it's great for entrepreneurs

Business management

The power of peer support and how Peer Networks can help SMEs thrive

How Peer Networks is seeking to actively support SME business owners to position themselves for future growth

Business management

Your guide to Peer Networks

We've already explained how the government's Peer Networks programme can benefit your business, now let's find out how it works

Business management

Five reasons why Peer Networks could benefit your business

The government's Peer Networks programme offers support to SMEs as they face upcoming challenges with Covid-19 and Brexit

Questions & Answers

Small Business Minister Kelly Tolhurst – ‘Tech is key to solving productivity’

Small Business Minister Kelly Tolhurst talks to Smallbusiness.co.uk about late payments, productivity and what to expect from the Business Finance Council

News

Business rates reform key, says Labour business chairman Rachel Reeves

Labour politician slams Tory government for favouring large corporations over small businesses at Labour Party conference

Management

Are government failing to support SMEs and entrepreneurs?

Despite today’s announcement the economy has grown most SMEs don’t really think that they’re receiving the required central backing.

Partner content

Can businesses save money on CBILS repayment costs by refinancing for a RLS loan?

Your business could save money on CBILS repayments by refinancing for an RLS loan – Funding Options tells us how

Partner content

What is professional indemnity insurance?

Professional indemnity insurance provides cover if somebody sues your business and they allege that your advice caused financial loss or damaged their brand. It’s not just for accountants and lawyers but for anyone offering a personal service, even web designers

Partner content

What is public liability insurance, and does it cover Covid-19 claims?

Public liability insurance can cover your small business if a third party has an accident or injury. But does public liability insurance cover claims made against your business arising from Covid-19?

Partner content

Business insurance everything you need to know

Every small business may need to be insured at some level. But which policies are must-haves, and which are optional? Edward Murray guides you through the maze