Financial Help and advice 

Financial Help and advice

latest round up of help available from Business gateway 18/05/2020

The £90 million Pivotal Enterprise Resilience Fund for viable but vulnerable SME’s who are vital to Scotland’s economy, will reopen for applications from mid-morning on Thursday 14 May.

Highland Council has a range of information and help listed here;

Business Gateway Scotland has lots of support and information including grants , loans and funding;

News and information from Scottish Government;

Guidance and support from UK government, includes Employment support and universal credit.

sample letters for furloughing employees

About the Small Business Grant from Highland Council;

The newly self employed grant from Highland Council ;

The self- catering business grant from Highland Council;

About rent and council tax reduction;

There is lots of advice for scottish businesses here

The highland council has extended their small business support to include second properties. more information here

The coronavirus job retention scheme ( furloughing employees )

Coronavirus (COVID-19): what to do if you’re employed and cannot work

If your employer has no work for you to do (you’ve been put ‘on furlough’)

Guidance for people who were employed and have lost their job due to coronavirus (COVID-19).

Guidance for people who are self-employed and getting less work or no work because of coronavirus (COVID-19).

Guidance for people who were receiving benefits before the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

Money saving expert, constantly updated articles.
Coronavirus employees’ help, incl furloughing rights
Coronavirus self-employed & small ltd co help, incl income scheme
Coronavirus finance & bills help, incl mortgages, energy & TV
Coronavirus travel rights, incl refunds & insurance
Coronavirus life in lockdown, incl MOTs, food & entertainment
Coronavirus financial FAQs, commonly asked Q&As

UK government business help and support;

Citizens Advice Scotland

Details on which banks are doing what to help their customers;

Highland Small communities housing trust information for tenants

Highland council guidance for tenants

Albyn housing general information & news for tenants

Phone – 01520 722987
Mobile – 0749 838 7343

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