COVID-19 has created fundamental changes to the way we live and work and has affected the obligations, rights and responsibilities of both employers and employees. We look at what’s changed and what hasn’t to help keep your business on the right side of the law.
Managing your cashflow is never more important, or challenging, than during crisis and recovery. Scrutinising all aspects of your working capital cycle can help you identify and respond to threats and opportunities.
Whilst no one can say how long the current crisis will last, it is clear that the impacts will be far reaching and society changing. Roland Emmans, Head of Technology, HSBC UK, considers what the future could look like and how the UK tech sector and wider world of business is being reshaped by CV-19.
In the current circumstances, we understand that you may not wish to, or be able to visit a branch. Here are a number of other ways you can do your business banking without leaving your home.
One of the biggest impacts of Covid-19 has been to accelerate existing trends, no more so than in the way we interact with customers. Listen in as our tech sector head is joined by two customer engagement experts to explore the ever-changing world of customer and user experience.
As Brexit moves further up to-do lists once again, it is important to consider the potential outcomes, likely scenarios and practicalities. Join our panel of experts as they look towards the end of the year and help identify decisions you need to make to prepare for the future.
As we look to bounce back from Covid-19, environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors are going to be increasingly important. Join Rob King and Natalya Tueva from the Sustainable Finance Sector team as they explore how sustainable finance can help you with your sustainability ambitions and support transition to a lower carbon economy.
Discover top tips and the steps you can take to get your business back on track during COVID-19 and beyond.
As business norms are disrupted by the fallout from COVID-19, it’s all the more important to keep track of how cash moves through your business. Here are some tips to help you build a robust cash flow forecast.
We’re doing our best to keep as many branches open as possible, but many are on reduced hours or closed because of the coronavirus outbreak. All branches are now closed at the weekend until further notice too.
You can use Branch Finder to check your local branch.
Services in our branches are also currently limited. We can still help with cash deposits and withdrawals, international payments, changes of address and certain other services. However, we won't be able to offer new products or set up new appointments for now.
You can find out how to bank from home by clicking here.
You can also find out how to bank with your local Post Office by clicking here.
For business customers, we have:
Banks like HSBC will partner with the British Business Bank to deliver these loans. The government will provide lenders with a guarantee of 80% on each loan (subject to a per-lender cap on claims) to give lenders further confidence in continuing to provide finance to SMEs.
The government will not charge businesses or banks for this guarantee, and the Scheme will support loans of up to £5 million (per business borrower) in value. Businesses can access the first 12 months of that finance interest free, as government will cover the first 12 months of interest payments.
In addition, we will also consider:
*Usual rates may still apply
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Take note from the lessons that businesses have learnt during COVID-19 in order for them to survive and thrive.