Updated 08.04.20: One of the first packages of support to be announced for businesses affected by COVID-19 was the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS).
Coronavirus could not have come at a more unfortunate time for businesses which depend on tourism.
While working away from the crowds in the countryside may feel like a safer environment that’s less exposed to the threat of coronavirus than most, agricultural businesses face some unique challenges during this crisis.
Updated 05.04.20: With coronavirus affecting thousands of people across the country, and with many more needing to take a leave of absence for precautionary self-isolation, as a business owner, you will have concerns around how coronavirus will impact your employees and your operations.
As companies across the country have transformed following the Government’s advice for us all to work from home wherever possible, many have asked how we’re planning to do the same at Duncan & Toplis.
The UK Government has responded to the virus with a series of measures which are designed to support and sustain businesses and their employees through this difficult time. There are currently two grant schemes available, more detail for each can be found below.
The nationwide lockdown which began last weekend came just as businesses in the county’s leisure and tourism sector were expecting to increase trade following winter.