Research by UK200Group identified the top concerns small business owners are most worried about as organisations start to open up after lockdown. It found the following top main concerns:
50% – meeting health and safety requirements
45% – cashflow / financial support
41% – getting customers to buy
28% – clarity of lockdown measures
28% – forecasting
24% – employee re-introduction to the workspace
17% – getting the supply chain to deliver
Speaking to business owners many continue to feel the strains of lockdown as much as anyone else, many citing problems accessing additional financial support which only adds to the pressure with looming deadlines.
Any new or top-up government-backed Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CIBLS) and Bounce Back Loan Scheme (BBLS) applications, must be arranged by the deadline of 31st March 2021 (just less than two weeks away).
▶️ What worries you the most as a business owner when things start to open up from lockdown?
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