Business impact of Coronavirus

Business impact of Coronavirus

Latest Business Impact of Coronavirus Survey (BICS) shows short term pressures on businesses and mixed effects on turnover. CBI calls for long term national economic vision and strategy.

Kickstart changes

Kickstart changes

The government has announced changes to the Kickstart scheme, lowering the threshold from 30 placements to allow SMEs to apply direct to DWP when creating smaller numbers of job placements.

National Lockdown new one-off top up business support grants

National Lockdown new one-off top up business support grants

Following the National Lockdown announced yesterday by the PM, the Chancellor announced new one-off top up business support grants for the retail, hospitality and leisure sectors worth up to £9,000. Additionally discretionary funds are also available for other businesses impacted by the lockdown.