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May 27 2020

How we’ve been supporting our healthcare clients

Categories: COVID-19Healthcare

Over recent weeks we have been assisting a number of our healthcare clients with applications for various loans and grant funding made available to give businesses financial support during the current crisis. One such form of support from the Scottish Government is the Pivotal Enterprise Resilience Fund (PERF), which provides grants to SMEs who are more

May 26 2020

A day in lockdown with EQ – Dougie Rae

Categories: People

As we continue to work remotely, we remain focused on supporting our clients and maintaining contact with them and the rest of the EQ team. To provide a glimpse into lockdown life, we asked various members of the team to share their experiences of what an average day working from home entails for them. This week, more

May 19 2020

A day in lockdown with EQ – Angela Haig

Categories: People

As we continue to work remotely, we remain focused on supporting our clients and maintaining contact with them and the rest of the EQ team. To provide a glimpse into lockdown life, we asked various members of the team to share their experiences of what an average day working from home entails for them. This week, more

May 15 2020

Small Business Grant Scheme to provide support for charities

Categories: CharitiesCOVID-19

The Scottish Government has announced that they are extending the Small Business Grant Scheme to eligible charities who occupy rateable properties and meet the specific criteria. This will allow charities to apply for grants of up to £10,000 for properties which are in receipt of any Charitable Rates Relief or Sports Relief, but are otherwise more

May 14 2020

Pivotal Enterprise Resilience Fund re-opened for short period

Categories: COVID-19

To help meet existing demand, the Pivotal Enterprise Resilience Fund (PERF) was doubled from £45m to £90m last week by the Scottish Government. The fund has reopened for applications on Thursday 14 May but due to the expected high volume of applicants, it is likely that full capacity will be reached quickly with the anticipated more

May 13 2020

Financial support available for dentists

Categories: COVID-19Healthcare

We are in unprecedented times at the moment, with lots of industries facing financial struggle and uncertainty. As well as the general financial support offered by the government for businesses and the self-employed, such as the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, CBILS, Bounce Back Loan scheme and Time to Pay service, specific financial support measures have more