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Chancellor offers support for innovators - London First responds
21 April 2020
Commenting on the government’s unveiling of £1.25bn in support for high-growth companies and SMEs focused on research and development, John Dickie, Director of Strategy and Policy at London First, said:
“The Government’s billion plus package for high tech firms will help some ofthe UK’s most dynamic companies and entrepreneurs, and support research and development at this difficult time.
“The Government now needs to put this money in businesses’ pockets fast, making it possible to access funds quickly and without excessive red tape. Hopefully the challenges witnessed in the distribution of business interruption loans will not happen again.”
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