Small business bounce back loans

Small businesses will benefit from a new fast-track finance scheme providing loans with a 100% government-backed guarantee for lenders, the Chancellor announced (Monday 27 April).   The scheme will launch for applications on Monday 4 May. Firms will be able to access these loans through a network of accredited lenders.  businesses will be able to borrow between £2,000 […]

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme – Application process is now open

As of Monday 20th April, employers can now apply to the UK Government’s Job Retention Scheme to receive funding for furloughed employees.  This initiative will provide up to 80% of the cost of retaining staff (including apprentices) who would otherwise have had to be laid off because of the Coronavirus. Due to the lockdown period being continued for another three weeks the scheme has now been extended to cover staff […]

Coronavirus Third Sector Information Hub

A website has been set up by The Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO) to provide information to third sector organisations during the Covid-19 crisis.  The information hub contains practical guidance and answers to common questions about how organisations can manage during the coronavirus crisis. This page also provides up-to-date information regarding dedicated funding specifically in response to the coronavirus pandemic as it becomes available/is announced. To keep fully up to date […]

Additional support for business

  Scottish Government announcement   Published: 15 Apr 2020 06:00  Second phase of funding to protect against the effects of COVID-19.  Around £220 million of further grants are being made available for businesses – including the recently self-employed – to help them deal with the ongoing impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.  The new package of measures includes £120 million […]

Coronavirus Support For Fishing Industry Announced

The seafood sector is to receive an initial package of more than £5 million in financial support to assist businesses during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Funding will be offered to over 650 seafood fishing companies, many of whom have lost their livelihoods with the collapse of export and hospitality markets for Scottish delicacies like langoustine, […]

Notice from Tiree Airport

Notice from Tiree Airport Due to the ongoing situation regarding the Covid-19 Pandemic and the requirement for Social isolation, we would respectfully request that only passengers who are travelling enter the airport building unless you are accompanying a passenger who requires assistance. If you require any information please contact us on 01879220309 There are also […]

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