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generous package of financial support for businesses to help them get through the tough few months. Both its outlets were eligible for grants and they were able to furlough their seven full-time staff through the Coronavirus
Job Retention Scheme.
“It was a lifesaver. Without it we would have had to lay everyone off,” says Rhys. For a company that values their employees so much that would have been difficult, but the money came through quickly so the staff were well looked after.
“Our venues in Penarth and Canton also received Business Rates Grants from the Welsh Government. We took Bounce Back Loans as well,” says Rhys. “It really helped.”