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Aug 13 2020

How we’ve been supporting our clients, Happy Days Nursery

Categories: COVID-19Healthcare

At EQ, our clients are our priority and we remain in constant contact, offering relevant advice and support every step of the way. One of those clients is Happy Days Nursery, a family run children’s nursery in Dundee owned by sisters, Debbie Clark and Paula Williamson, that allows children to explore, discover and ‘think big’, without 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 28 2020

Why keeping in contact and technology are vital in current times

Categories: AgricultureCOVID-19

Recent times have shown how important it is to keep in contact with your key advisors. Although our EQ Agriculture team were disappointed not being able to meet our clients at the summer show circuit, we have still maintained regular contact whether it be in relation to COVID-19 support measures, or other business issues as more

Jul 27 2020

Improve your dental practices’ cashflow

Categories: COVID-19Healthcare

In March, dental practices had to immediately stop seeing patients, except for emergency treatment, which led to unprecedented revenue loss across the sector. We discuss some of the options available that can improve your dental practices’ cashflow. Government support The Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) presented potential issues for dentists who applied for the grant on more