The North East, Yorkshire and Humber regions of the accountancy firm, Haines Watts have helped business owners secure £11m in support, during the Coronavirus outbreak so far.

£9m of this was through business support measures such as the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme and Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, with a further £2m in tax incentives and reliefs.

As well as helping businesses to access government grants and loans, the firm have been offering insights and expert advice, through their COVID-19 Hub.

North East and Yorkshire Managing Partner, Donna Bulmer said: “The last few months have been incredibly testing times for businesses in our region and across the country.”

“We’ve been working hard to support our clients and I’m really proud of what our team have achieved so far. We’re looking forward to continuing to support our clients and their businesses, as we look plan to enter the recovery phase.”

Humber Managing Partner, Jennifer Toulson said: “I’m thrilled that we been able to help businesses access new forms of funding during these uncertain times. The amount we have managed to achieve in such a short frame of time is a true reflection of the hard work our teams have been putting in, across the regions”.

Haines Watts is a leading advisor to owner-managed businesses in the UK. The As a Top 15 firm, they deliver a wide range of services and solutions that enable aspirational business owners to achieve their goals.

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