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How To Apply For A Coronavirus Large Business Interruption Loan

How To Apply For A Coronavirus Large Business Interruption Loan

Posted 3 years ago


Introduced as part of a package of support schemes brought in by the government, the Coronavirus Large Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CLBILS) is designed to provide funding for businesses with a..

Tagged: CBILS CLBILS Covid-19 Loans


EU State Aid Rules Are Holding Government Back From Supporting Small Business

EU State Aid Rules Are Holding Government Back From Supporting Small Business

Posted 3 years ago


NextFin is calling on the EU to suspend State aid rules on the Enterprise Investment Scheme to allow increased investment in small businesses struggling to survive amid the coronavirus pandemic. Cu..

Tagged: Covid-19 EIS SEIS Start-ups


The Future Fund Guide For Investors And Entrepreneurs

The Future Fund Guide For Investors And Entrepreneurs

Posted 3 years ago


In addition to the government’s already extensive package of support for small businesses, the Future Fund opened for applications on Wednesday 20th May 2020. The £500m fund, of which t..

Tagged: Future Fund Government Covid-19 Investors Entrepreneurs Investment


How Is Coronavirus Changing The Nature Of Business?

How Is Coronavirus Changing The Nature Of Business?

Posted 3 years ago


Coronavirus has changed life as we know it. The negative impact of the pandemic has been particularly damaging to businesses, many of whom have reported not even having enough cash flow to see them ..

Tagged: Covid-19 Business


Top 5 Businesses Sectors Thriving During Coronavirus

Top 5 Businesses Sectors Thriving During Coronavirus

Posted 3 years ago


As coronavirus has radically changed life as we know it, consumers have been forced to adjust to a new way of living. Despite the negative impact of the virus on many businesses across the world, th..

Tagged: Covid-19 e-commerce GoGetters


The Extent Of The Impact Of Coronavirus On UK Businesses

The Extent Of The Impact Of Coronavirus On UK Businesses

Posted 3 years ago


There is no doubt that coronavirus poses one of the biggest challenges to the health of the UK economy. But to what extent? In this piece, we take a look at the latest data from the Office of Nation..

Tagged: Covid-19 UK Economy


Should I Invest In A Start-up During The Covid-19 Pandemic?

Should I Invest In A Start-up During The Covid-19 Pandemic?

Posted 3 years ago


When the spread of coronavirus was declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO), there was naturally a slowdown in funding news. Overall, funding rounds were down 22% in March, accordi..

Tagged: Start-up Investment Covid-19


Over £22bn Worth Of Coronavirus Loans Approved

Over £22bn Worth Of Coronavirus Loans Approved

Posted 3 years ago


To date (21st May, 2020), emergency government support schemes have channelled over £22bn in total to 505,043 businesses, new data has revealed. This is an increase from £14bn to 300,00..

Tagged: News CBILS Bounce Back Loan Covid-19


Fintechs Could Lose £1bn Worth Of Investment As A Result Of Covid-19

Fintechs Could Lose £1bn Worth Of Investment As A Result Of Covid-19

Posted 3 years ago


Research from TechUK and Qadre has revealed that 68 percent of Fintech founders have reported missing out on crucial funding rounds as a result of coronavirus. The report ‘Making Fintech work ..

Tagged: News Fintech Covid-19


What Government Schemes Are Currently Open To P2P Lenders?

What Government Schemes Are Currently Open To P2P Lenders?

Posted 3 years ago


It's been almost three months since the Chancellor unveiled the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) - the first of a range of schemes designed to support small businesses strugglin..

Tagged: News CBILS Covid-19 Funding Circle Assetz Capital Market Finance P2P


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