The Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, has outlined the latest measures to support SMEs and the UK’s ailing businesses affected by the COVID-19 outbreak. The list that follows summarises his announcements, in the order they were announced: The Latest Measures to Support SMEs Loans and Liquidity The Treasury are making available £330bn of loan guarantees. These guarantees […]

Blackpool Council’s executive is recommending that the existing Blackpool Investment Fund is expanded and renamed the Loan Fund, with £100m of loans to be made available for business growth. The Blackpool Loan Fund will support specific growth projects with the intention of creating more jobs for local people. In recent years, 12 businesses have already […]