One of our top priorities during this crisis is to ensure we are supporting our customers who are facing financial difficulties.
Our dedicated commercial team are working with our customers throughout this crisis to provide whatever support we can.
We have also gathered together some useful resources and information to help you navigate through this unprecedented time, and we’ll use this page to keep you updated.
Our coronavirus hub contains further guidance and information.
Local authorities are administering a series of financial measures to help businesses impacted by the Coronavirus outbreak.
Think you would qualify but have yet to find out how to apply?
The scheme is available nationwide. To find out more and to see if you’re eligible, contact your local council.
This quick and easy tool on the government website helps you to find out which types of support your business is likely to be eligible for: Gov.uk support finder.
If you are looking for more help and support, there are a variety of organisations and sources of information you can draw form. Your local chamber of commerce will be a good port of call. For hospitality businesses, your regional destination management organisation is worth checking in with. For more tailored support, you may consider engaging with your accountant.
We asked Colin Johnson, Leisure and Tourism specialist at MHA Moore & Smalley, to highlight the key tax information you need to know if you’re running, or considering running, a holiday let business.
Our commercial lending division are poised for growth, with the appointment of Scott McKerracher as Head of Commercial.
As the county prepares to ease out of lockdown, we have renewed our commitment to working alongside Cumbria Tourism, the official Destination Management Organisation of the region.