New Loan Scheme for Small Business, Opens 4th May

Bounce Back Loans is a new finance offer for small businesses, with 100% government-backing. The scheme is open for applications from 4th May, and businesses can apply online to borrow from £2,000 to £50,000. The funding should be accessible within days of applying. Of course, the loans have to be repaid but they will be interest…

Webinars: Coronavirus Advice and Guidance for Businesses

A number of Webinars are now available from a variety of government and business organisations providing practical advice and guidance for businesses during the current crisis. These are designed to support employers, employees and the self-employed through the disruption and you may find these of interest:    HMRC YouTube ‘Helping employers to support employees.’  ACAS…

COVID-19: Business Rates Grant Application – CLAIM NOW

Originally the Government and Harrogate Council both said the Coronavirus Business Cash Grants would be paid to qualifying businesses automatically, however this is now NOT the case. Businesses MUST claim them directly; Harrogate Borough Council will not pay it automatically. Eligible local businesses are encouraged to register for the coronavirus grants. Applications are made using…