Resources

This is a collection of resources from across the web which may prove helpful for freelancers, startups, and establish businesses alike. Please contact us if you have a resource that you think would be helpful.
Investment
COVID-19 European Investor Status List
This list has been created as there will be many founders and entrepreneurs who want to focus on creating or building their businesses yet feel worried and apprehensive about their funding situation in these uncertain times. Many investors will be adapting and supporting their existing investments, or perhaps waiting to see how things go.
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updated:
March 28, 2020
grant
Claim a grant through the coronavirus (COVID-19) Self-employment Income Support Scheme
Use this scheme if you're self-employed or a member of a partnership and have lost income due to coronavirus.
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updated:
March 27, 2020
Grant
Claim for wage costs through the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme
Further information has now been published on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme – please find the latest guidance attached. Thanks to Barry Esterhuizen from EST accountants for passing on the following clarification of the Government Support available.
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updated:
March 27, 2020
Lost Revenue
The Big Four banks have agreed that they will not take personal guarantees as security for lending below £250,000
CBILS is a new scheme, announced by The Chancellor at Budget 2020, that can provide facilities of up to £5m for smaller businesses across the UK who are experiencing lost or deferred revenues, leading to disruptions to their cashflow.
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updated:
March 27, 2020
Webinar
Remote working tips: you and your business
Hosted by GrayRhino Tech Meetup this webinar will provide tips on how to manage yourself as a remote worker and also advice on how to manage a remote team for those of you who have this responsibility from Aforza & BipSync, companies have remote working built into their culture.
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updated:
March 27, 2020
Webinar
Coronavirus: Financial help explained for SMEs and the self-employed
In this webinar the Federation of Small Businesses will be sharing the developments from the FSB policy team who have been pushing the UK Government to secure help for the self-employed.
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updated:
March 27, 2020
Grants
Grants for businesses registered to pay business rates in Wales
The Welsh Government has introduced two grants to support businesses in Wales through the Coronavirus pandemic. These grants are available to businesses that are registered to pay rates on their premises on 20 March 2020.
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updated:
March 26, 2020
Guidance
Full guidance on staying at home and away from others
The government has updated the guidance on the new measures introduced by the Prime Minister on Monday 23rd March
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updated:
March 25, 2020
data
AMPLYFI: Coronavirus Gateway
COVID-19 search engine created by AMPLYFI to provide both the public and experts with free access to accurate information on the pandemic.
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updated:
March 25, 2020
Guidance
COVID-19 Information for Individuals and Businesses in Wales
Use this page to navigate the latest guidance on the virus for people and businesses in Wales.
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updated:
March 25, 2020
Cash flow
HM Treasury and the Bank of England launch a Covid Corporate Financing Facility (CCFF)
HM Treasury and the Bank of England have announced a Covid Corporate Financing Facility (CCFF) to provide additional help to firms to bridge through Covid 19-related disruption to their cash flows.
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updated:
March 23, 2020
Support
Bank of England measures to respond to the economic shock from COVID-19
The Bank of England's three policy committees have announced a comprehensive and timely package of measures to help UK businesses and households bridge across the economic disruption that is likely to be associated with Covid-19.
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updated:
March 23, 2020
Fundraising
Fundraising in a lockdown: when, how, and managing runway
In the middle of a fund raise? Tech Nation have put together this handy blog post, following a webinar session with over 100 founders and CEOs with their feedback and advice.
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updated:
March 23, 2020
Lost Revenue
The Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) is now available through participating lenders
CBILS is a new scheme, announced by The Chancellor at Budget 2020, that can provide facilities of up to £5m for smaller businesses across the UK who are experiencing lost or deferred revenues, leading to disruptions to their cashflow.
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updated:
March 27, 2020
Support
UK Government: Support available for employers and businesses
The Chancellor has set out a package of temporary, timely and targeted measures to support public services, people and businesses through this period of disruption caused by COVID-19.
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updated:
March 23, 2020
Advice
UK Government Advice to employers and businesses
Guidance for employees, employers and businesses in providing advice about the novel coronavirus, COVID-19.
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updated:
March 23, 2020
Funding
Development Bank for Wales
The Development Bank of Wales has loan and equity funding available immediately to Welsh businesses. The Welsh Government is working closely with the Development Bank of Wales to consider additional support to help businesses through the Covid-19 impact.
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updated:
March 23, 2020
Support
Welsh Government Support to Businesses
The Welsh Government has announced a package of support including Business Rate Relief, Business Interruption Loan Scheme and Statutory Sick Pay Support.
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updated:
March 23, 2020
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