£340M SUPPORT FOR WELSH BUSINESSES

A set of new targeted restrictions in the hospitality and leisure sectors, together with a £340m support package, has been announced by First Minister Mark Drakeford.

£340m support for Welsh businesses as new coronavirus rules announced | Business Wales (gov.wales)

The new measures are being introduced as cases of coronavirus accelerate in Wales once again, eroding the gains achieved during the recent firebreak period.

From Friday, pubs, bars, restaurants and cafes will have to close by 6pm and will not be allowed to serve alcohol. After 6pm they will only be able to provide takeaway services.

Indoor entertainment and visitor attractions must also close.

The new Welsh Government support is split into two funds:

More information about the funding and how it can be accessed will be published on the Business Wales website in the coming days.

COVID-19 Support for Business | Business Wales (gov.wales)