COVID-19 Business Support

19 Mar 2020

In relation to the latest news surrounding COVID-19, supporting Scottish SMEs through these challenging times is of utmost importance to us.

The loans provided through Business Loans Scotland are solely for business start-up or growth purposes and therefore, if your business is affected as a direct result of the Coronavirus, we would urge you to visit the following websites which outline the support and guidance available for those affected.

1.     Scottish Government

As COVID-19 continues to affect everyone across the country, we would advise all businesses to visit the Scottish Government website in the first instance. This is updated regularly and provides guidance and support for those businesses directly affected.

Visit the Scottish Government website here.  

2.     Business Gateway 

Business Gateway have a dedicated page on their website which offers advice and support along with free resources that businesses can utilise to help them through these challenging times.

Visit the Business Gateway website here

3.     Federation of Small Businesses (FSB)

FSB are hosting free webinars to answer questions and also offer guidance and support for small businesses who are affected by Coronavirus.

Visit the FSB website here.

4.     HMRC

HMRC are offering guidance and support on their website for all employers and employees in relation to COVID-19.

Visit the HMRC website here

5.     Scottish Chambers of Commerce

Scottish Chambers also have a dedicated page on their website to offer businesses support and advice if affected by COVID-19. This includes useful links, telephone numbers and resources that businesses can utilise.

Visit the Scottish Chambers of Commerce website here.

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