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Trading Through Coronavirus 13. Richard Bonner. Crunch week for UK business

Written by: Business West | Posted 22 April 2020 11:19

Trading Through Coronavirus 13. Richard Bonner. Crunch week for UK business

In this episode (April 20, 2020), Nigel Barker of Business West speaks to Richard Bonner, director of Arcadis and president of Bristol Chamber of Commerce and Initiative, about it being crunch week for UK business as many try to access the critical financial support schemes recently introduced by government.

Mr Barker gets Mr Bonner's thoughts on:

* The challenges local businesses face when trying to access the new government finance schemes. Could government do more to publicise these new schemes?

* The blockages in getting the local authority grant money flowing. Changes needed to the CBILS scheme. Are the councils geared up to support businesses in a crisis?

* Guidance on where to turn for help and advice during 'crunch week'.

For further guidance and support, or to raise a particular question or concern please visit: www.tradingthroughcoronavirus.co.uk.