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Spot on mate.
It can happen but nothing ever happens by feeling sorry for ourselves… 84000 businesses is no small number & this government are reactive as they don’t have a bloody scooby what they are doing.
Bbb put out an interesting statement.
It is not going to happen.
Your energies are far better used trying to get banking services from a “bank”.
By all means write to your MP, I will be doing the same. But do not think for one moment that this will change anything.
Look at the new starter furlough scheme, SEISS scheme and all sorts of other areas where millions have fallen through the cracks.
Focus the energies on getting the loan, not trying to force the gov’ts hand.
Mate pretty sure almost everyone in here has been doing exactly that. I’ve exhausted every avenue and am still waiting on some.
This government are utterly diabolical & reactive as opposed to proactive so it cannot hurt hounding mp’s, putting pressure on, there is little to lose doing so.
As for the guys excluded 3m that many in here are a part of the government will cave on that eventually mainly because people haven’t got a “it’ll never happen” attitude.
But I appreciate what you are getting at, tide is many peoples only hope of survival.
“ We hope this is not the end of Tide Bounce Back Loans
We really tried our best to make the Government’s Bounce Back Loan Scheme work. I know of many of your frustrations and rather than setting them aside, they really drove us to work as hard as we could. Unfortunately, we cannot change the Scheme by ourselves, but you have our commitment that we stand ready to immediately lend at scale through the Bounce Back Loan Scheme if and when the necessary changes have been made by the Government. ”
Thank you for your comments, everybody.
I and the rest of the team know how much of a blow this is to the members who have been relying on us to be able to come through in this regard.
The support of our members was a key component in our accreditation and we’ll be thrilled to continue lending and supporting you all once we can.