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.
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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:
In these strange and uncertain times, employers are more focused than ever on their employees’ wellbeing and mental health.
With home energy bills expected to soar as a consequence of the Covid-19 lockdown, academics from Sheffield Hallam University have raised concerns that the impact could be more costly for low-income families.