CBILS revamped! The Chancellor's new rules and what this means for business

Apr 03, 2020, 02:06 PM
In this episode, Nigel speaks to a group of business owners and leaders about the latest changes to The Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS), and the struggles for businesses trying to access the new scheme.

James Garnham, hospitality business owner:
  • The effects the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is having on the hospitality sector (1:28).
  • Reaction to the launch of the CBILS scheme (2:45).
  • Frustrations trying to access the new scheme. Have the banks been helpful? (3:15).

Jim Shaw, Founder and Partner at Shaw & Co:
  • What exactly is the CBILS scheme? (5:28).
  • Advice for businesses having problems accessing the CBILS scheme (6:18).
  • Rishi Sunak's latest revisions to the CBILS scheme and how the new measures are designed to help business (8:10).

James Durie, Chief Executive of Bristol Chambers of Commerce & Initiative:
  • Business West's reaction to the Chancellor's latest announcement (9:05).
  • What happens next? Will there be any new announcements from government? (10:00).
  • How Business West's Trading Through Coronavirus task force are supporting businesses and lobbying government (10:50).
  • Further business support and how we need to hear your stories (12:00).

Conclusion: The CBILS saga continues... (13:10)

For further guidance and support, or to raise a particular question or concern please visit: www.tradingthroughcoronavirus.co.uk