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Sep 17 2020

How we’ve been supporting our clients, Kerr’s Dairy

Categories: Food & DrinkLeisure

Despite the challenges faced due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many businesses have continued with their plans for growth. That was the case for one of our clients, Kerr’s Dairy, a family run Dundee-headquartered business that supplies the finest quality dairy products direct to your door. Founded by Sandy Kerr in 1900, the business has spanned five generations more

Aug 28 2020

How we’ve been supporting our clients, Balbirnie House Hotel

Categories: COVID-19Leisure

The hospitality industry has been one of the hardest hit sectors during these unprecedented times. At EQ, we have been working hard to ensure we provide relevant support and advice to ensure our clients weather the storm and are able to welcome back their own customers. One of those clients is Balbirnie House Hotel, an more

Aug 26 2020

The Hotel Support Programme opens

Categories: COVID-19Leisure

As previously announced, the Scottish Government promised a £14m Hotel Recovery Programme to support some of Scotland’s larger hotels. Today (Wednesday 26 August), full details have been released as the new ‘Hotel Support Programme’ opens. The programme is highly targeted and can be used alongside other COVID-19 support schemes. It is intended to help a number of more

Jul 30 2020

£14m Hotel Recovery Programme offers support for larger hotel businesses

Categories: COVID-19Leisure

The tourism sector continues to feel the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, with hotel occupancy levels of many businesses across the country below the daily overheads of sustaining a business. To support some of Scotland’s larger hotels, the Scottish Government yesterday (Wednesday 29 July) announced a new £14m Hotel Recovery Programme which will allow eligible businesses to more

Jul 29 2020

New £1m grant scheme announced for self-catering businesses

Categories: COVID-19Leisure

Throughout lockdown, the Association of Scotland’s Self-Caterers (ASSC) has been engaged in various discussions with the Scottish Government to provide ongoing financial support for self-catering businesses in Scotland. ASSC, in partnership with VisitScotland, has today announced a new £1 million grant for self-catering businesses who have not received any other Scottish Government COVID-19 support. Businesses more

Jul 13 2020

Registration is open for the Eat Out to Help Out Scheme

Categories: COVID-19Food & DrinkLeisure

Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, announced the Eat Out to Help Out scheme during his Summer Economic Statement on 8 July. The scheme is intended to help food businesses by incentivising customers to eat at their restaurant or other “eat in” establishments by providing a discount which can then be claimed back from the government. Eligible businesses more