FT Online: UK’s emergency loans for small companies likely to bring rash of defaults, say bankers Evening Standard: More than 635,000 jobs at risk from disputed business interruption claims SME online: Ignoring mental health issues could cost firms millions Hereford & Worcestershire Chamber of Commerce: Lack of support for workers’ mental health “cuts firm productivity… Read more
Wired.co.uk This is how coronavirus will upend the economy over the next year FT Online: Coronavirus claims thousands of UK businesses The Times: ‘Pincer movement’ threat to economy Reuters: UK company closures jumped in March as COVID-19 crisis grew MailOnline (from Reuters): UK company closures jumped in March as COVID-19 crisis grew The New York… Read more
Birmingham Live: Coronavirus crisis could mean 100,000 jobs lost around Birmingham, expert warns Radio Interview on You-Tube Telegraph : Blackhole of financial support threatens to ‘decimate’ generation of entrepreneurs Mirror : Seven million workers to be paid by state as firms join coronavirus furlough scheme
BBC News: New ‘east-west divide’ splitting north start-up economy Yorkshire Times: East-West divide sees Manchester pull ahead in Northern Powerhouse Enterprise Race Northern Echo here: East – West divide sees Manchester pull ahead in Northern Powerhouse Enterprise Race Business Insider: East /West divide emerges in Northern Powerhouse Research … Read more
Financial Times Special Report – the UK’s Entrepreneurs Belfast Telegraph Why Investment can begin at home Financial Times Scale-ups prioritised in productivity drive Financial Times Tees Valley steels itself for recovery with start-up funds Financial Times UK political parties urged to focus on champions of prosperity … Read more
This is Wiltshire Brexit uncertainty blamed as number of new Swindon start-ups plummets Swindon Advertiser Brexit uncertainty blamed as number of new Swindon start-ups plummets Business News Wales Start-ups Slump as Entrepreneurs Brace for Brexit The Scotsman Deals are being made across Scotland at a healthy rate despite economic uncertainty Express and Star (Wolverhampton)Business Saving… Read more
Express and Star (West Midlands) Number of business start-ups in the region slump Northern Echo Brexit uncertainty to blame for slowdown in new firm creation Financial Times Start-ups are scaling up despite Brexit jitters Business Matters Start-ups slump as entrepreneurs wait for Brexit certainty Financial Times Brexit blamed for sharp fall in number of new… Read more
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