This article highlights some of the problems with the Bounce Back Loans scheme (BBLS) that have arisen and how caseworkers can help businesses to address them.
The Library will produce a briefing or material for the second reading debate and this page will be updated when it is made available.
The second reading paper may be updated as the Bill goes through Parliament; alternatively additional papers will be added to this page to reflect the Bill’s progress.
- The Queen’s Speech and Queen’s Speech background paper
- Library briefing Brexit and financial services
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The Public Bill Office (PBO) supports public bill committees. The staff working in the PBO can advise Members of Parliament on tabling amendments to bills and on the drafting of Private Members’ Bills.
Money laundering, fraud and other economic crime could run to billions of pounds per year in the UK. The Treasury Committee has found various regulatory and legislative failings in the way in which these crimes are being tackled. The Government’s July 2019 Economic Crime Plan draws together all the work being conducted by the public and private sector. The RUSI said that as at September 2020, 23% of actions in the plan had been completed, 59% were in progress, 9% were overdue and 6% either had no due date or had been paused.
An overview of the Government initiatives to support businesses through the coronavirus pandemic.