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Business West calls on Chancellor to extend business rates relief

Business West, the region’s largest and most influential business representative organisation, is calling on the Government to ease the debilitating squeeze of coronavirus restrictions by extending...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 21.01.21
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Business West responds to lockdown 3 business support measures

Commenting on the support measures for business announced by the Chancellor, Business West Policy Manager Claire Ralph said: “Businesses listened to the announcement of a third national lockdown with...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 05.01.21
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Lockdown 3 - government support announced for businesses

The Treasury has today (5 December) announced a funding pot of £4.6 billion to provide grants of ‘up to’ £9,000 per shuttered premises. Whilst this immediate cash flow support for business announced...
James Durie
James Durie
Business West
Posted on: 05.01.21
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£23 million grant funding available for West of England businesses affected by COVID-19 restrictions

Local Authorities across our region have been allocated additional funding to provide new business grants for those impacted by national restrictions during the 4 weeks to 2nd December. In the West...
Claire Ralph
Claire Ralph
Business West
Posted on: 16.11.20
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Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) – third round grant guide

Business West encourages all unincorporated businesses and self-employed traders in the South West region to check eligibility for and, when applications open, claim under Round 3 of the latest SEISS...
Claire Ralph
Claire Ralph
Business West
Posted on: 16.11.20
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Bank of England provides further support for UK economy

The Covid pandemic has reduced levels of economic activity across the UK this year. Households and businesses have generally been spending and investing less than they were before the pandemic struck...
Malindi Myers
Malindi Myers
Bank of England
Posted on: 12.11.20
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Brexit, coronavirus and finance - the 3 Business West hubs throw a lifeline to business

Business West has three business support hubs brimming with useful information to help you tackle the most pressing issues affecting businesses right now.
Laura Ross
Laura Ross
Posted on: 12.11.20
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Do you want to maximise the valuation of your SME?
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Private Equity Marketplace Despite the coronavirus epidemic that has swept the globe, causing widespread disruption across markets worldwide, there is still the potential for continued growth and...
Tahsin Yasin
Tahsin Yasin
Northfields Kelvinside
Posted on: 09.11.20
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Business West response to furlough extension

ps.jpg Commenting on the Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s economy update, announced today, Business West Managing Director Phil Smith said: “A further extension of the furlough scheme and more generous...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 05.11.20
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