Covid-19

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Results from the third British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) Coronavirus Business Impact Tracker have revealed that the majority of businesses responding to the survey have now furloughed a proportion of their workforce, and are awaiting funds from the government’s Job Retention Scheme to enable

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Business optimism across the UK fell by its largest-ever margin in March, thanks to the current coronavirus crisis, according to figures from the latest BDO Business Trends report.

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British high street retailers Oasis and Warehouse are expected to appoint Deloitte as administrator this week. The move would put 2,300 jobs at risk for the staff who work at the 90 stores operated by the two firms across the UK.

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A Swiss private bank has increased its multi-million-pound bet on Irn Bru maker AG Barr to fail during the current coronavirus crisis.

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Fife Council is to make its first payments to businesses in receipt of Small Business Bonus Relief, Rural Relief and those eligible firms in the hospitality, retail and leisure sectors, with almost £8 million of support to be paid from this week. 

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More than £4.9 million of funding has been paid to date to Scottish Borders firms from the Scottish Government’s Coronavirus Business Support Fund, helping a total of 438 businesses. A dedicated team of staff continue to work through all applications received by Scottish Borders Council&

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The Scottish Government has announced new measures to protect business tenants during the current coronavirus pandemic, with the notice period for commercial leases extended from 14 days to 14 weeks. The notice period before a commercial lease can be terminated for non-payment of rent has been exten

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The Association of British Insurers (ABI) is warning people to be on their guard against scammers looking to cash in on the financial hardship that coronavirus is causing for many families and firms. Fraudsters could offer bogus insurance products and high-risk investment and pension products. Attem

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Lyn Calder, a managing partner of Anderson Anderson & Brown LLP (AAB), has called on the government to implement a series of wide-reaching measures aimed at helping businesses to survive the disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Lyn Calder, who is also the firm’s head of deals f

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