According to the Office for National Statistics (ONS), the number of new business start-ups has increased by 5 per cent during the third quarter of this year, compared to the same period in 2019.
Businesses in the UK are more optimistic about their post-coronavirus prospects than in almost any other country in Europe, a major study has revealed.
Some 445 heritage organisations affected by Covid-19 are set to receive more than £103 million in affordable loans and grant funding, it has been revealed.
The Government’s spending watchdog, the National Audit Office (NAO), has warned that up to 60 per cent of businesses may not pay back the 100 per cent Government-backed Bounce Back Loans Scheme (BBLS) because of fraudulent applications and minimal credit
The Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, is expected to announce the extension of the Government’s Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) until the end of November.
The Government has announced that it has extended the ban on commercial evictions until the end of 2020, meaning businesses cannot be evicted by landlords for getting behind on rent payments.
Businesses in England affected by “local lockdowns” are set to receive up to £1,500 per property every three weeks to keep their operation afloat, it has been announced.
Government launches £2 billion Kickstart employment scheme to create hundreds of thousands of new jobs
The Government has launched the landmark £2 billion Kickstart employment scheme, which is set to create hundreds of thousands of new jobs for young people.
Businesses who registered with the Eat Out to Help Out scheme have been urged to claim back the 50 per cent government-funded discount applied to bills ahead of the September deadline.
According to the new figures, the number of empty high street shops has risen to the highest level for more than six years following a wave of store closures as a result of the pandemic.
Almost seven in 10 small businesses have launched an e-commerce website or introduced contact-free point of sale (POS) technology to adapt to the coronavirus pandemic, it has been revealed.
More than 1.23 million UK businesses have accessed COVID-19 support schemes backed by the Government, according to the latest figures from HM Treasury.
According to the latest statistics published by the Office for National Statistics (ONS), around one in ten businesses claim their risk of insolvency is moderate or severe, with the majority of those seeing their turnover fall by more than half
The second stage of the Self Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) is now open, and applications must be submitted before the deadline on Monday 19 October 2020.
According to the latest research, two in five businesses expect to make redundancies this year.