Small businesses should find it easier to access the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) following a further intervention by Chancellor Rishi Sunak.
In a bid to help ease the strain of social distancing, Edinburgh Gin has invited its fans to tune in for a digital movie night at 8pm this evening (Wednesday 1st April). ‘Groundhog Day’ has been selected for screening by the gin brand’s followers after the Bill Murray classic came out on top of a social media poll.
To kick start a new charity initiative and help those struggling across Midlothian and East Lothian with vital food supplies because of coronavirus, Graham Blaikie, owner of The Mercat Grill in Whitecraig, East Lothian has donated £250 worth of food and drink to East Lothian’s Foodbank.
Tennent’s is to offer on-trade customers either a full credit swap or an exchange of ‘Old for New’ on un-broached kegs of it’s beers and ciders when trade resumes and it has also set up a support hotline for customers – 0141 202 7170 – to help them access Government support.