A Commons Library briefing paper collating data on the number of applications and total support provided under the Government coronavirus business support schemes.

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The Government has announced financial support initiatives for businesses impacted by the coronavirus outbreak, including:

  • Employment schemes: Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) and Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS)
  • Business loan schemes and finance agreements: Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Schemes (CBILS and CLBILS), Bounce Back Loan Scheme (BBLS), the Future Fund and Covid Corporate Financing Facility (CCFF)
  • Business rates relief and grant funding
  • VAT deferrals

This paper provides data on the number of applications and total support provided under each of the above schemes. It will be updated regularly as data becomes available.

More detailed data about the employment schemes is provided in the Library briefing paper: Coronavirus: Impact on the labour market (CBP 8898).

Information about the schemes is provided in the Library briefing paper, Coronavirus: support for businesses (CBP 8847).

The Library website collates all coronavirus briefing papers here.

This is a fast-moving issue and information should be read as correct at the date of publication (8 July 2020).

  • Commons Research Briefing CBP-8938
  • Authors: Georgina Hutton, Matthew Keep
  • Topics: Business, Diseases

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