Companies receiving tailored Covid-19 support (FOI)
Companies receiving tailored Covid-19 support (FOI)Produced by the Freedom of Information office
Authored by Government of Jersey and published on 14 December 2020.
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Have any companies received special government support during the Covid crisis over and above the standard published measures?
In responding to this question, the interpretation of standard published measures includes but is not limited to:
Co-Funded Payroll Scheme
Fisheries Support Scheme
Visitor Accommodation Support Scheme
Business Disruption Loan Guarantee Scheme
Change to benefits paid by Customer and Local Services
Social Security and GST deferrals
Only one business has been given tailored support outside of the standard published measures. A loan of £10m has been provided to Blue Islands and is documented in Ministerial Decision MD-TR-2020-0081 ‘Blue Islands Limited: Provision of a Secured Loan’, which is available to view on www.gov.je in the following link:
Blue Islands Limited: Provision of a secured loan
In answering this request, companies has been interpreted to mean businesses that are not otherwise subsidised by, or performing a service wholly or partly for or on behalf of, the Government of Jersey. Examples of such entities would include the CT Plus (trading as Liberty Bus), Jersey Heritage, General Practitioner’s practices or Arms-Length Organisations.