Experts of next Live Coronavirus Q&A announced

Blackburn BID, in partnership with the Hive Blackburn with Darwen Business Network and Blackburn with Darwen Council, to hold a second live Ask the Experts: Coronavirus Q&A on this website ( )

The next session will be this Thursday 23rd April and will include:

10am to 11am – General queries about COVID-19 grant funding and business rates holidays and business support – Dawn Robinson, Business Rates Manager & Matthew Sidgreaves, Boost Business Lancashire

11.30am to 12.30pm – Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme – Heather Waters, NatWest; Jim Akrill, Corporate Finance Partner at PM+M; John Jones, Forensic and Corporate Finance Partner at Beever and Struthers

1.30pm to 2.30pm – Ask any question about the Coronavirus impact affecting you and your business – Matthew Sidgreaves, Boost Business Lancashire; Ian Liddle, Farleys Solicitors; Trishna Modessa / Abigail Lynch, Forbes Solicitors; Chris King, Napthens; Andrew Livesey, Taylors Solicitors; Ben Smith / Lisa Kennery, Directors at Pierce Business Advisory and Accountancy Group; David Gorton, Partner PM+M; and Mark Bradley, Partner, and John Jones, Corporate Finance Partner at Beever and Struthers,

You can find full details of the experts available now at:

You can post your question online during the relevant themed session and you will receive a written response.  The place to submit your question is at the bottom of the page.

If you will struggle to take part in the session live, please send your question to me in advance and I will ask the question and ensure you get an answer.

Also if you have any queries about the above please contact

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