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Category: Financial Support

ELBA Toolkit Session: Financial Support For Charities and Social Enterprise

ELBA one of our key partners and funders is delivering this digital toolkit session to provide you with a chance to learn about government funded support for charities and social enterprises.If you work within these sectors or know somebody who does, this is a very informative session not to be missed.

BUILDING LEGACIES COVID-19 BRIEFING – 20/05/2020

In today’s Bulletin we cover, the Coronavirus Future Fund, Coronavirus Grant Funding for SME’s via Local Authorities and clarification on Directors’ Remuneration & Share Dividends. The Coronavirus Future Fund (CFF) This new CFF scheme will issue convertible loans of between £125,000 and £5 million to innovative and creative sector companies which are facing financing difficulties…
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COVID-19 INSURANCE CLAIMS – NEW GUIDANCE FROM THE FINANCIAL CONDUCT AUTHORITY (FCA)

The FCA has now confirmed a series of temporary measures to help customers who hold insurance and premium finance products and who may be in financial difficulty because of Coronavirus. The new measures, listed below, will come into force on Monday 18th May. They will be reviewed in the next 3 months in the light of…
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Health & Wellbeing of Care & Allied Workers

The Thursday night clapping for key workers is a measure of how much they are appreciated by the general population. Care workers, caterers, cleaners, nurses, occupational therapists, personal assistants, registered managers, social workers and others all have a crucial role in ensuring that the country’s needs are met during this very challenging time. Whilst most…
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BOUNCE BACK LOAN SCHEME (BBLS) LAUNCHED TODAY

Last week we sent advance information on the new BBLS, which has officially launched today (Monday 4 May). The BBLS fast-tracks funding to SMEs with loans that carry a 100% Government-backed guarantee for lenders. The Government will also pay any fees and interest for the first 12 months (no repayments will need to be made within…
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BUILDING LEGACIES COVID-19 BRIEFING – 20/04/2020

As we enter Week 5 of ‘lockdown’, we thought it might be helpful to share some key updates and reminders of the various national and local schemes that are in place, or in preparation, to help businesses and individuals. This Bulletin covers: The Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS)–…
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Film and TV Covid-19 Funds and Grants.

COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund The Film and TV COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund has been created in partnership with the BFI. The Film and TV Charity are providing one-off grants from £500 to £2,500 to active workers in film, TV and cinema facing significant financial hardship as a result of the Covid-19 crisis. Applications close 6pm Wednesday…
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£100m Coronavirus Support Fund for Social Sector Organisations

A £100 million programme of loans and investment is being put together to help get emergency funding to social enterprises, charities and small businesses in disadvantaged parts of the UK that are affected by the Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic. Find out more via the Grantfinder website

Preparing To Make A ‘Furlough’ Claim

The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (Furlough scheme) has been introduced by the Chancellor to help support employers, whose business operations have been severely affected by the Coronavirus (Covid-19), retain their employees and protect the UK economy. The online service for making furlough claims for your employees is going live week commencing 20 April 2020 and…
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BUILDING LEGACIES COVID-19 BRIEFING – 09/04/2020

This Bulletin contains updated information on the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS), the new assistance package for charities, and new guidance on the repayment of existing loans and credit cards. CBILS In the first instance, we are pleased to tell you that the Treasury has confirmed that Directors’ personal guarantees are no longer required…
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