Open letter to Prime Minister published as government mulls plan to lift lockdown
Pure Business Law - solicitors in Bedford - have launched a free Covid-19 legal support service consisting of
Loan schemes still slow to help many cash-strapped firms – but furlough scheme preventing redundancies
Lobbying is a useful business tactic for influencing government decision making, particularly for businesses facing threats such as a tax hike or a new policy that could damage their product or service. Lobbying gives businesses a voice to influence the policies and regulations that matter to their business.
Results from the latest BCC Coronavirus Business Impact Tracker reveal that the vast majority of businesses surveyed have furloughed a proportion of their workforce, and are awaiting funds from the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme as payday approaches for many.
Throughout these troubling times, managing your finances is critical to all businesses, no matter how big or small. Juggling cashflow, sourcing funding and managing costs are challenges for all business owners.
As we all adjust to working from home, video calls have become part of our daily working life. We are reliant on digital platforms like Zoom, Google Hangouts and Microsoft Teams to communicate and collaborate with colleagues, clients and suppliers.
Milton Keynes man Duane Litchfield is helping provide key workers with protective face shields, which he is producing at his home. Using his 3D printer, the IT Manager at accountancy firm Foxley Kingham,
Commenting on news that applications are now open for the government’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, BCC Director General Adam Marshall said:
“The opening of the Job Retention scheme