Banks under fire for coronavirus loan tactics Coronavirus: UK banks get 100,000 loan applications on first day 'I'm living on cards': The firms waiting for emergency loans Mr Basanta applied for the loan and received his offer letter two and a half weeks ago. But rather than having the name of his company on the offer, it listed him as the recipient. … [Read more...] about HSBC glitch led to thousands of small business loans in the wrong name
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The push comes as talks are putting pressure on Senate Republicans who are in tough reelection races. President Trump talked up two endangered GOP senators, Cory Gardner of Colorado and Steve Daines of Montana, at the White House today, while his press secretary touted an unemployment extension introduced by Arizona Sen. Martha McSally. … [Read more...] about Howard Schultz, Sheryl Sandberg and more than 100 top business executives warn Congress there will be a ‘wave of permanent closures’ of small businesses without COVID relief
Washington State Gov. Jay Inslee prohibited gatherings of over 250 people in counties around Seattle, in just the latest move to restrict interactions to contain 'community spread.' Basketball games, classes, and festivals were being cancelled and postponed. The NCAA announced that division one college games would be played in arenas without crowd during the famed 'March Madness' tournament. … [Read more...] about Donald Trump BANS visitors from Europe from entering the US for 30 days starting at midnight on Friday – but excludes the UK and Ireland – in effort to staunch coronavirus pandemic. But how will it slow spread of virus ALREADY inside US?
The couple were in good spirits as they touched down in Sydney on Monday 15th October, hand-in-hand and surrounded by their entourage. Onlookers noticed Meghan appeared to be covering her black and maroon Givenchy coat with a plastic folder - and with good reason, as the couple announced their pregnancy news later that day … [Read more...] about Meghan Markle’s £1 million wardrobe! Value of Duchess’ designer gowns and jewellery paid for by Prince Charles certainly added up after her wedding – but who will foot the bill after Megxit tomorrow?
The CBI said that the government may need to "look at more targeted support in the autumn", such as a successor to the furlough scheme, where the government pays a share of workers' wages, or the deferral of VAT payments to lessen the strain on cashflow for struggling companies. … [Read more...] about Local lockdown business grants ‘not enough’, warn lobby groups