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Commenting on the government’s announcement today (2 May) of a discretionary fund for small businesses that have previously been outside the scope of the business grant funds scheme, BCC Director General Dr Adam Marshall said:
The impact of coronavirus (COVID-19) is causing uncertainty for everyone and presenting new challenges on an almost daily basis.
As a business, you’re likely to be facing a number of challenges as a result of either the COVID-19 coronavirus itself or the preventative measures brought in to control it.
Commenting on UK Finance’s latest figures (30 April) on the number of firms successfully accessing CBILS, the BCC’s Head of Economics Suren Thiru said:
“Distinction Group ltd are an SME based in Sheffield and Barnsley manufacturing and distributing composite doors to the UK market.
The leading business organisation’s weekly tracker poll, which serves as a barometer of the pandemic’s impact on businesses and the effectiveness of government support measures