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First Preston firms to receive emergency government funding this week

An empty Friargate - many businesses along the street may be eligible for the government funding Pic: Tony Worrall Preston firms who have applied for government funding to support themselves through the coronavirus pandemic are seeing the first payments this week. Businesses in the retail, leisure and hospitality sector, […]

1 year ago
Revealed: How Preston businesses could be missing out on a share of £15 million

Looking up Orchard Street towards the Covered Market Pic: Tony Worrall Businesses in Preston are being urged to check whether they could be entitled to a share of £15 million. Changes to business rate appeals introduced in the government’s Autumn Statement […]

6 years ago
Opinion: We need business rate action to help boost Preston’s shopping streets

The cost of operating premises on Preston's main streets can often lead many retailers to struggle Ask any shop owner or councillor throughout the land what the biggest problem facing the High Street is and they will pinpoint the high cost of business rates. With a […]

7 years ago
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