Businesses were supported through the pandemic with nearly £80 billion of emergency government-backed loans, final figures published by HM Treasury today (6 July) reveal.
- Businesses across the UK have received almost £80 billion worth of emergency government-backed loans during the Covid crisis
- Over 1.6 million loans – including Bounce Back Loans and Coronavirus Business Interruption Loans – approved between April 2020 and May 2021
- Businesses continue to benefit from wide-ranging package of support, including the Recovery Loan Scheme, extended furlough scheme and tax exemptions
Read more: Covid loans data