Real help for businesses on offer
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Issued 03 Feb 2009
Businesses are being urged to take advantage of a range of business support
packages on offer to help them through the economic downturn as part of a public
information campaign being launched today.
The campaign, which will feature print, radio and online advertisements, has
been launched to promote the new "Real Help for Businesses Now" guide on the
Business Link website - bringing together support from across Government in one
Business Secretary Peter Mandelson said:
"Businesses do not face this recession alone. I want to ensure that
businesses know how to access the support they need to weather the current
global economic storm and emerge from it stronger.
"That's why the Government is today launching a campaign to raise awareness
of the real help available - including business finance and advice about
business planning and cash flow and help managing tax bills."
Businesses can find out how to:
* Access business loans and long term finance help.
* Manage cashflow.
* Get a business "health check".
* Reduce waste and save money.
* Get time to pay tax bills.
* Get funding to support training, improve staff skills, recruitment and advice
on managing or avoiding redundancy.
* Deal with staff restructures and other major business changes.
For more information and to find out about the support available go to
http://www.businesslink.gov.uk/re alhelp or call 0845 600 9006
Department for Business, Enterprise & Regulatory Reform
7th Floor, 1 Victoria Street, London SW1H 0ET
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Article Published/Sorted/Amended on Scopulus 2009-02-05 11:45:54 in Business Articles