George Floyd and BLM

The recent news of the death of George Floyd while being restrained by police in the United States has been extremely disturbing and upsetting.

Discretionary Business Support Grant launched

Businesses can now apply for the Discretionary Business Support Grant if they are not eligible for other grants such as the Business Support Grant or the Retail, Hospitality and Leisure Grant.

Statement on Dominic Cummings

Before I made any comment, I believe it was important that I knew all of the facts on the matter and heard both sides of the story. Mr Cummings has now given a full account and explanation of the actions he has taken in his press conference on Monday.

Job Retention Scheme Extended

Today, the Chancellor has announced that the Job Retention Scheme will be extended for four months, until the end of October.

Prime Minister's Statement - 10th May

The Prime Minister has this evening set out a roadmap for the continued fight against coronavirus. He was clear that now is simply not the time to end the lockdown. Instead, the first steps will be to modify the current restrictions. From Wednesday, you can take unlimited exercise.

Bounce Back Loans launch today

The new Bounce Back Loans open today. Businesses can apply for up to £50,000 and once approved the money will arrive with days.

They loans are 100% government guaranteed, with no interest, fees or repayments for the first 12 months. 

NHS services begin to reopen

The Health Secretary has this evening announced that the NHS capacity has exceeded need, partly due to the NHS Nightingale Project.

Chancellor announces Bounce Back Loans

The Chancellor has today announced a micro loan scheme, providing simple, quick and easy solution for those in need of smaller loans.