Information on loans and liquidity arrangements.
- Launched on 6 April 2021, the Recovery Loan Scheme (RLS) provides financial support to businesses across the UK as they recover and grow following the disruption of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rt Hon Rishi Sunak MP, announced as part of the Autumn Budget and Spending Review that the Recovery Loan Scheme would be extended until 30 June 2022.
- A number of private lenders are also making funds available to small businesses impacted by COVID-19, including £5 billion from NatWest
- An agreement has been made with the Bank of England to supporting liquidity amongst large firms, so they can pay their small suppliers, salaries and rents.
- Other sources of funding and finance can be found on our support finder tool