Covid-19

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RSM’s Market Stress Index has recorded its steepest and most protracted spike in negative sentiment since the metric was introduced, as COVID-19 fears intensify. The index, which measures financial and economic stress or risk since the UK’s departure from the EU, has shot up in the past

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Chris Dunn, partner at Brodies LLP, details the current issues facing Scottish housing associations in terms of banking and finance in the current COVID-19 climate. Amongst the multitude of issues currently facing housing associations during the COVID-19 pandemic, one focus of FDs and boards ne

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Steven McKay, head of employee benefits at chartered financial planners Mearns & Company, discusses the coronavirus pandemic and employee benefits. At Mearns & Company, we understand the disruption that the outbreak of COVID-19 has caused to everyone’s daily lives. 

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The Prince’s Trust and RBS owner NatWest have announced the launch of a £5 million fund to help young entrepreneurs across the UK to keep their businesses afloat during the coronavirus crisis. The Prince’s Trust and Royal Bank of Scotland Enterprise Relief Fund is available to entr

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The Royal Mint is the latest in a line of companies swapping their production to create medical supplies for the NHS during the coronavirus pandemic, as it announced it would manufacture thousands of visors for the NHS frontline staff.

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The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has called for lenders to offer a temporary payment freeze on loans and credit cards for up to three months for consumers facing financial difficulties as a result of coronavirus. The watchdog has also called for arranged overdrafts up to £500 to be charge

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Glasgow-managed commercial landlord Regional REIT has announced that it will maintain its Q4 dividend despite the coronavirus crisis. The regional real estate investment specialist has confirmed that its dividend for Q4 2019 of 2.55 pence per share, declared on 27 February 2020,

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Results from the British Chamber of Commerce's (BCC) first COVID-19 Business Impact Tracker paint a concerning if unsurprising picture for business communities affected by coronavirus, as almost two-thirds of UK businesses reported that they only have three months of cash reserves available.  T

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Banks across the UK have seen their share prices drop as they were forced to freeze dividend payments and share buybacks after the Bank of England's Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) called for the dividends to be suspended.

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Britain's mortgage lenders have dramatically increased their loan-to-value deposits for house purchases with Halifax and Barclays among those seeking 40% down-payments to fund buyers amid rising expectations of a housing crash. 

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