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Sunak unveils £4.6b in business grants

News Story / 05 January 2021

UK: Following news that England is to enter a national lockdown from 12am Wednesday 6th January, chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced a one-off grant up to £9000 for businesses in hospitality, leisure and retail.

UKHospitality calls for recovery fund and moratoria extension

News Story / 04 December 2020

UK: Following news that supermarket Tesco will repay £585m of grant support to the government, trade body UKHospitality is calling for the creation of a Hospitality and Tourism Recovery Fund and warns of a “bloodbath” as December’s rent date looms.

Government grant schemes to close 28 August

News Story / 30 July 2020

UK: The government has confirmed that the Retail, Hospitality and Leisure Grants Fund (RHLGF), the Small Business Grants Fund (SBGF) and the Discretionary Grant Fund should close by 28 August 2020.

UK government re-imposes quarantine order for returnees from Spain

News Story / 27 July 2020

UK / Spain: The UK Department for Transport [DfT] announced on Saturday that all travellers returning from Spain to the UK would be required to self-isolate in quarantine at home for the following two weeks, a notion which took immediate effect as of midnight on Sunday morning.

Government extends coronavirus loan scheme to all SMEs

News Story / 03 April 2020

UK: Chancellor Rishi Sunak has unveiled new measures to extend the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) to all viable small businesses affected by COVID-19, and also announced a scheme for larger companies.

Chancellor unveils £330 billion coronavirus relief package

News Story / 17 March 2020

UK: The British government has pledged £330 billion for companies to access loans, extending the business rates holiday to all firms in the hospitality sector and funding grants of up to £25,000 for small businesses.

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