Tag Archives: SMEs

Evaluation of the Bounce Back Loan Scheme, Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme, and Coronavirus Large Business Interruption Loan Scheme – June 2022

Client:British Business Bank
Published: 14 June, 2022

In March 2020, in response to the global pandemic and corresponding wide-ranging business impacts and uncertainty, the government rapidly designed and deployed a series of three loan-guarantee schemes – the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS), the Coronavirus Large Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CLBILS) and Bounce Back Loan Scheme (BBLS). These aimed to support smaller […]

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Evaluation of the Research and Development Tax Relief for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises – November 2020

Client:HM Revenue & Customs
Published: 17 November, 2020

The independent evaluation of the SME R&D tax relief scheme addressed the requirements of the evaluation plan set out in the European Commission (EC)’s decision letter and the common methodology designed by the EC for State Aid evaluations. More specifically, the evaluation had three main objectives: Assessing the direct impacts of the scheme, measured by […]

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