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Small Businesses: Coronavirus

Question for Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

UIN HL13771, tabled on 1 March 2021

To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the sustainability of small and medium-size businesses.

Answered on

15 March 2021

The Government is in regular discussions with businesses and business representative organisations over a range of issues affecting small and medium-sized businesses, including Covid-19. Through this engagement we will continue to monitor the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on SMEs.

In addition, the Government monitors a number of data sources, including ONS business resilience data, and will continue to do so.