For many local business owners, surviving the first Coronavirus wave was tough enough. Then, just as they were getting on their feet again, they were forced to go back behind closed doors. A nightmare, and now we are in a third lockdown. Time, once again, to figure out a way to keep going. It can feel very lonely, but it doesn’t have to.

This is precisely why WCN and WIN member Simon Lawder have set up the 15-strong ‘Business Beyond Covid’ team of leading local professional firms, including specialists in marketing, promotion, technology, lease negotiation, social media, website design, finance and the law. Each firm has offered free no-strings support to business owners who are struggling through the crisis, by answering questions, steering business owners to the many sources of grants and loans and recommending ways of keeping the business going through the pandemic and beyond.

Please write now, in strict confidence, to wcnbusinessrecovery@gmail.com. The most relevant team member will get back to you within 24 hours.

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