“Stay at home. Protect the NHS. Saves lives” now needs to end up as “Get back to work. Protect the economy. Save livelihoods.”
Posts Tagged: Small Business
Some places might not be able to support a full time shop, pub, or post office, but could support a unit that operates as all three at different times of the day
Plus: councils will not go bust – and restrictions are to be eased on eating al fresco.
James Frayne: More welfare spending. A business tax avoidance clampdown. The new economic policy that voters will want.
One area that has had relatively little attention, but could get much more, is the behaviour of commercial landlords across the country.
Coronavirus: Jenrick steps up efforts to help the vulnerable – rough sleepers and victims of domestic violence
The greatest difficulty may prove persuading those who need help, to accept it. Plus – councils given discretion over small business funding.
Andy Street: Our West Midlands recovery plan – and why no one-size-fits-all Whitehall scheme would work
Here, the recovery of our automotive and construction sectors is crucial – firms in the region directly employ around 46,500 people.
It’s easier, faster and cheaper for restaurants, bars and shops to make use of the pavement.
Alex Crowley: Why is a Conservative Government excluding two million microbusiness owners from financial support?
The Small Business Grant scheme should cover these businesses – and the furloughing plan allow sole company directors to work.
Businesses can apply for up for 25 per cent of their turnover to a maximum of £50,000 with the Government paying the interest for a year.
The Chancellor is set to build a relief road to get round the present pile-up of Government, banks and business.
John Moss: In Waltham Forest, party divisions are forgotten as councillors are pulling together to help our residents
I have been seeking support for businesses which moved into new premises and are not on the Rating List – so are not eligible for support.
If you can afford it, please let’s treat the family to a takeaway once a week. The community we thought we didn’t have, is alive and kicking.
Ministers can carry on trying, through the British Business Bank or directly, to push on this Gordian Knot – or slice through it.
Large numbers of people are falling through the eligibility gaps – caught between schemes for the employed and self-employed.
We have been blown away by the hundreds of people who have come forward to help. Out of bad comes good.