HB&O News

Legislation introduced in Parliament to ease pressure on struggling businesses

Whilst the support measures introduced by the government will help a large number of firms, these exceptional circumstances will place some businesses under impossible financial pressure.

28 May 20

Encouraging innovation: £500m ‘Future Fund’ open for applications to support growth in diverse sectors

Applications opened yesterday (20 May) for the £500m Future Fund, which offers convertible loans to innovative UK companies that typically rely on equity investment and are currently affected by the pandemic.

21 May 20

HB&O raises over £600 for Independent Advocacy with week-long #TwoPointSixChallenge

From 26 April to 2 May, fourteen team members from HB&O and HB&O Financial Services took part in a 2.6 Challenge, raising money for Independent Advocacy.

06 May 20

Measures announced to protect high street retailers from aggressive rent collection

The Government will temporarily ban creditors from using statutory demands between 1 March 2020 and 30 June 2020.

30 Apr 20

‘Bounce Back Loan Scheme’ announced for small firms

From Monday 4 May 2020, small businesses will be able to access 100% state-sponsored loans. Businesses will be able to borrow between £2000 and £50,000.

28 Apr 20