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Sharma urges banks to release COVID-19 cash to rescue British business

Government now seems to be responding to growing criticism of banks not giving enough help to good businesses struggling to survive the coronavirus crisis. The banks came in for something of a...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 02.04.20
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COVID-19: Government support is welcome but too many businesses and workers could miss out

Last week when Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced a Government support package for the UK’s 5 million self-employed, he acknowledged that the technical difficulties in designing the long-awaited Self-...
Claire Ralph
Claire Ralph
Business West
Posted on: 01.04.20
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Business West responds to changes to insolvency laws

phil_smith_-_managing_director_-_business_west_1.jpg Commenting on Business Secretary Alok Sharma’s announcement on the relaxation of the insolvency rules, Business West Managing Director Phil Smith...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 28.03.20
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Can self-employed last until June without coronavirus cash?

Chancellor Rishi Sunak finally came up with his financial rescue package for Britain’s 5 million self-employed hit by the coronavirus. He said that he believed the new package would cover 95% of self...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 26.03.20
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Coronavirus: Business West comments on government support for the self-employed

phil_smith_ttb.png Welcoming measures outlined by the Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak to support the self-employed and sole traders whose businesses have been affected by coronavirus,...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 26.03.20
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Award-winning Brexit advisors launch Trading Through Coronavirus service

The global coronavirus pandemic is not just public health emergency, but an economic one too, and in response, Business West has established a brand-new service, Trading Through Coronavirus , to help...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 26.03.20
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Coronavirus compensation scheme for self-employed proving a thorny issue for Chancellor

The thorny issue of trying to develop a salary compensation package for Britain’s five million self-employed to match his much-praised employment salary scheme is still taxing the Chancellor, Rishi...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 24.03.20
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Government cash offers a lifeline for businesses impacted by COVID-19

Business can breathe something of a sigh of relief tonight as Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced a financial package which will undoubtedly help many of them to survive for the time being. At the...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 17.03.20
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Business West reaction to Budget 2020

phil_smith_ttb.png Reacting to the Chancellor’s Budget, Phil Smith, Managing Director at Business West comments: “Given the growing scale of the impact of coronavirus on the global economy – and also...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 11.03.20
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