The Caithness Business Index has posted the following article:

Coronavirus support measures help 65,000 businesses in Scotland

[IMG][/IMG] New data published today reveals more than 65,000 businesses in Scotland benefitted from over 2.3 billion of support through government-supported loan schemes. over 63,000 loans worth over 1.8 billion have been offered under the Bounce Bank Loans Scheme over 2,600 loans and support worth 587 million have been offered under the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme 29% of employees furloughed and 155,000 people supported through the SEISS More than 65,000 businesses in Scotland benefited from over 2.3 billion of support to bounce back from COVID through government-supported loan schemes. [Read Full Article]