Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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Johnson Reed will update businesses on any ongoing developments that may affect operations, finances, cashflow, employers or employees.

 

How to get Approved for Finance

Applying and then being rejected for equipment finance or loans for your business can be disappointing and frustrating, not to mention time consuming, even more so in the current climate. This is why we are encouraging our businesses to follow the correct process and...

Government announce grant up to £9,000 for businesses

Following the announcement of a third national lockdown at the start of January 2021, Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced that businesses in the retail, hospitality and leisure sectors may be eligible for a one-off cash grant of up to £9,000. This follows the news...

Asset Finance has a big role to play in the future of UK SMEs

Small and medium enterprise (SME) businesses have faced their biggest ever challenge this year. With the online resources and depth of large business, there are ways in which asset finance can help them to continue to compete, both as asset vendors /suppliers and end...

Furlough: Your Questions Answered

The UK Government has provided the Coronavirus job Retention Scheme, with news of a second lockdown, this has been extended until April 2021. Here's an update for the scheme: The scheme has been extended until the end of April 2021, with employees receiving 80% of...

Government announce Winter Economy Plan

With the government loan schemes coming to an end at the end of September and the Coronavirus Job Retention scheme ending at the end of October, Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced his 'Winter Economy Plan' for businesses and jobs. New measures have been announced...

Which sectors are most likely to be seeking finance?

With many businesses across different industries and sectors being adversely affected by Coronavirus, companies are still looking for support from the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS). With the British Business Bank declaring the deadline for the...

5 reasons why you should offer finance as a supplier

Being able to offer finance is essential for your business, as well as the businesses you are selling to, as there are various reasons why your customers will want and need to use an alternative to large payments, especially in the current situation. Take a look at...

How to manage your cash flow effectively

Managing cash flow is essential for any business, small or large, and more so now than ever, as it allows a company to keep trading and making money, without managing cash flow, companies could find themselves in debt rather quickly. By definition, cash flow is the...

How to prepare for v-shaped recovery

According to recent reports, such as those from Bank of England economist Andy Haldane, the UK could recover quicker than expected, with a v-shaped economic recovery. In a v-shaped economic recovery, the economy suffers a sharp, but short-lived period of economic...

How to maximise your return on a Government Bounce Back or CBILS Loan

If you have received a Government Bounce Back loan or Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) loan, schemes that were introduced to help smaller businesses impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19), then there are important steps to follow in order to ensure...
How to get Approved for Finance

How to get Approved for Finance

Applying and then being rejected for equipment finance or loans for your business can be disappointing and frustrating, not to mention time consuming, even more so in the current climate. This is why we are encouraging our businesses to follow the correct process and...

Furlough: Your Questions Answered

Furlough: Your Questions Answered

The UK Government has provided the Coronavirus job Retention Scheme, with news of a second lockdown, this has been extended until April 2021. Here's an update for the scheme: The scheme has been extended until the end of April 2021, with employees receiving 80% of...

Government announce Winter Economy Plan

Government announce Winter Economy Plan

With the government loan schemes coming to an end at the end of September and the Coronavirus Job Retention scheme ending at the end of October, Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced his 'Winter Economy Plan' for businesses and jobs. New measures have been announced...

How to manage your cash flow effectively

How to manage your cash flow effectively

Managing cash flow is essential for any business, small or large, and more so now than ever, as it allows a company to keep trading and making money, without managing cash flow, companies could find themselves in debt rather quickly. By definition, cash flow is the...

How to prepare for v-shaped recovery

How to prepare for v-shaped recovery

According to recent reports, such as those from Bank of England economist Andy Haldane, the UK could recover quicker than expected, with a v-shaped economic recovery. In a v-shaped economic recovery, the economy suffers a sharp, but short-lived period of economic...

5 tips to secure a CBILS Loan

5 tips to secure a CBILS Loan

The Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) was designed by the government to help support businesses who have suffered adversely as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic. Businesses can use the facility as a loan to support the business, for asset...

What is the process for a CBILS Loan application?

What is the process for a CBILS Loan application?

In support of helping businesses that have been adversely effected during the pandemic, the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme is available through Johnson Reed to for small businesses. Our team have been working with businesses to ensure the process is...

What is the criteria for a CBILS Loan?

What is the criteria for a CBILS Loan?

The Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme is available through Johnson Reed to support small businesses through the pandemic. Our team have been working with businesses to ensure the process is smooth, helping businesses to secure essential funding to continue...

CBILS: The latest

Johnson Reed recently published a FAQs post on the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme, click here to read. This post is, in addition to existing support, to further update clients on the status of the Scheme, and what it means for businesses, as well as how...

Government Business Support – COVID-19

Amid the Coronavirus pandemic, there is an understandable amount of uncertainty concerning business. In particular, finance, cash flow, wages, VAT, business rates. As part of the commitment of the Johnson Reed commitment to helping support our businesses during this...

A message from CEO Mark Johnson

A message from CEO Mark Johnson

Dear Suppliers, Customers, Businesses and Introducers I just wanted to give you an update as COVID-19 continues to develop. Regardless of our views of what policy makers should or shouldn’t do, as business owners we must continue to work through this challenging...

The 2020 Budget: How It Affects Your Business

The 2020 Budget: How It Affects Your Business

On Wednesday 11th March, Chancellor Rishi Sunak delivered his first Budget in his new role, announcing the government's tax and spending plans for the year ahead, following uncertain times due to the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19). Before talking about what it means...

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