What is your post-lockdown strategy?

Now is the time to think about how you are going to grow your business, after the lockdown. Set out your goals The current disruption being experienced by businesses across the world is a huge challenge. However it may also be an opportunity for your firm. Start by...

Managing Your Wellbeing

How to manage your personal wellbeing during the Coronavirus lockdown. Stay connected Having a sense of connection with family and friends is important for our mental health. Ensure you schedule calls or video chats with your family and friends during lockdown. In...

Microsoft Teams

Microsoft Teams is a collaboration platform that provides document sharing, online meetings and more to help your people to work together. Most businesses use Microsoft Office. Microsoft Teams has been designed to work well within that ecosystem.Microsoft Teams is...

Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme

This new loan scheme delivered by the British Business Bank, will launch from 23 March 2020 to support small and medium-sized businesses to access bank lending. The government will provide lenders with a guarantee of 80% on each loan to give lenders further confidence...

Retail and Hospitality Grant Scheme

A further cash grant scheme is available to businesses in the retail, hospitality and leisure sectors. Qualifying businesses are eligible for a cash grant of up to £25,000 per property. The grant applies to businesses in these sectors with a rateable value of under...

Small Business Grant Scheme

The government will also provide additional grant funding for local authorities to support small businesses that already pay little or no business rates because of small business rate relief (SBBR), rural rate relief (RRR) and tapered relief. This will provide a...