HM Treasury (@hmtreasury )

HM Treasury

Bio Were the UK Governments economic and finance ministry. Our aim is to promote strong and sustainable economic growth.
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Twitter Media Studio : Fact: Local authorities will automatically stop taking business rates payments from businesses that are eligible for a business rates holiday.

To find out more visit: gov.uk/business-suppo…

Twitter Media Studio : Puzzles are a great way to keep your brain active and look after your mental health.

Luckily our friends GCHQ have left us just the thing for the long weekend in our red box. #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek

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Twitter Web App : Its been another busy week at HM Treasury.

In case you missed them, here are some of the biggest stories from the past week.

Twitter Web App : Q: #AskRishi My business bank has not been responding to my request for a bounce back loan. We’ve been a profitable business since 2016. Where else can I go for it?
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Twitter Web App : Q: #AskRishi

If a #tech #startup can source private investment, they dont need a Future Fund loan.

If they cannot source private investment though (which applies to most of us in the current climate), then they dont qualify for the loan?

Nice idea, but no…
- Mark McAndrew

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Twitter Web App : Q: If HMRC can access PAYE information from my employer in order to make deductions from my universal credit allowance, based on my earnings for March (including pay period), why can they not use this same information to verify a furlough claim on … #AskRishi
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Twitter Web App : Q: Whats your favourite Indian breakfast? #AskRishi
- Anshul

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Twitter Web App : Q: #AskRishi Many theatres in the UK have already gone bankrupt and permanently closed due to the effects of lockdown. Will the government give support to the hundreds of arts venues who are struggling to survive, to protect the future of our arts and enter…
- Rachel Parris

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Twitter Web App : Q: #AskRishi I work for a large company and have been furloughed since March with no indication of our outlook. After Rolls Royce actions yesterday, are we in any way prepared for a rush of redundancies once the JRS reduces and comes to an end?
- Steve Orton

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Twitter Web App : Q: #askrishi will a rent freeze be imposed to protect millions across this country, who face the threat of not being able to pay next months rent, and being evicted once the eviction ban is over?
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Twitter Web App : Q: On 2nd May government published a top up to local business grant fund scheme. Has any further guidance been given to local authorities? I have written twice to my local authority and haven’t received any response. we have been hard hit a sm… #AskRishi
- mary harris

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Twitter Web App : Q: #askrishi Are you going to provide any support for self employed Directors working via Ltd Co? Many freelance PR lost up to 70% of work but can’t furlough or UC.
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Twitter Web App : Q: There are thousands of self-employed freelancers from a huge variety of backgrounds working in theatre, which as a sector has no hope of reopening in June. Are you going to extend the SEISS to October in line with the furlough scheme? #AskRishi
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Twitter Web App : Anyone struggling to pay their mortgage due to #coronavirus will continue to get the help they need.

Those who havent yet applied for a mortgage holiday now have until 31 October to make an application to their bank.

Read more: gov.uk/government/new…

Twitter Web App : There’s been huge demand for the Future Fund so far, with over £500m of government funding applied for on day 1.

We will consider increasing government funding into the scheme if necessary.

To find out more visit: gov.uk/guidance/futur…

Twitter Web App : “We are delighted to see that the Future Fund is now open for applications and are grateful for HMT’s work to ensure that as many businesses as possible can access the liquidity they need.

The government’s Future Fund has been welcomed by Tech Nation CEO Gerard Grech.

Twitter Web App : “UK Business Angels Association congratulates the government for bringing this important initiative so rapidly into the market.

Jenny Tooth OBE, on the government’s Future Fund and the role it can play in supporting the continued development of growth-focused businesses

Twitter Web App : “The Future Fund is one way to protect the UK’s thriving innovation and life sciences industries to help maintain our place as one of the most attractive and successful tech hubs globally.“

@erin_platts, Head of EMEA and President of @svb_uk, on the Future Fund

Twitter Web App : The Future Fund will support continued growth and innovation in sectors as diverse as technology, life sciences and the creative industries and has received praise from @TechUK. Read more: gov.uk/government/new…

Twitter Web App : Fact: Companies simply have to check here on the British Business Bank website if they are eligible.

To find out more visit: gov.uk/business-suppo…