Download this document which includes all the necessary information on business financial support across the UK that will be useful to you and can be shared with your clients.
(latest version dated 15 October)
Commercial tenants to be protected from eviction
Commercial tenants to be protected from eviction. Measures included in the emergency Coronavirus Bill will mean no business in England, Wales or Northern Ireland will be forced out of their premises if they miss a payment through until 30 June.
In Scotland, additional protection is provided through the protection from eviction Coronavirus Act (Scotland) 2020. New emergency measures extend the minimum period in the warning letter from 14 days to 14 weeks, and this minimum period applies to all commercial property leases. See the Scottish Government announcement for further information and links to business support finder.
Office for the Secretary of State for Scotland - You said, we did
The Office for the Secretary of State for Scotland has started to publish a ‘You Said, We Did’ tracker. This reports how your insights and feedback is being used to inform policy on areas such as CBILS, Job Retention scheme etc. across government during the coronavirus pandemic.
Please continue to share your insights with ICAS – email us.
A helpline providing businesses across Scotland with advice and guidance on COVID-19. The helpline is open Monday to Friday, between 8.30am and 5.30pm. The helpline can be used to discuss the measures announced by the Scottish Government to limit the impact of COVID-19.
Similarly, help for businesses in the UK can be found here.
In addition to the information above, the links under the information for business may also be of assistance to clients and businesses more generally.