The Chancellor has previously set out a package of temporary, timely and targeted measures to support public services, people and businesses. You can find the most up to date information on all support options available on the UK Government’s website:
The Government and Federation of Small Businesses have published guidance and articles to support businesses, employers and employees:
The Government has launched a coronavirus business support finder tool – to help businesses and self-employed people quickly and easily determine what financial support is available to them. The tool asks business owners to fill out a simple questionnaire, which only takes minutes to complete. It will then provide a list of all the financial support they may be eligible for.
The deadline for applying for a BBLS loan was 31 March 2021. Therefore, the scheme is now closed to new applications.
The deadline for applying for a CBILS loan or overdraft was 31 March 2021. Therefore, the scheme is now closed to new applications.
The deadline for applying for CLBILS was 31 March 2021. Therefore, the scheme is now closed to new applications.
If you already have a CLBILS loan and have any queries please contact your relationship manager.
The Government has announced Pay As You Grow options for Bounce Back Loan borrowers to help businesses get back to regular trading. Pay As You Grow could give you more time and flexibility to pay back your loan.
There are lending products available from us such as overdrafts, loans, credit or charge cards. We can look at temporary increases or requests to pause or reduce current payment obligations, and will take a flexible approach, based on your individual circumstances.
At this difficult time, it's important that you know you're not alone. If you need any guidance or support regarding your finances we're here to support you.
You can access your account via online banking, from which you can:
If you aren't yet registered for online banking you can easily do this by completing our registration form to be emailed in.
Keeping your money safe is one of our top priorities. Opportunistic fraudsters are continuing to use Coronavirus to scam businesses out of banking details and business information.
We will continue to raise awareness of common fraud scams and threats, and are committed to working with the wider industry on initiatives such as Take Five.
Keeping your information secure and confidential is crucial to us. Find out how we keep your money safe and what you can do to protect yourself when banking online.