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Corona virus: Business development informs companies

The Economic Development Agency of the City of Bonn has provided Bonn companies with information on the current resolutions of the Federal Government and the State of NRW on the corona crisis.

The Federal Government has prepared a far-reaching package of measures to secure jobs and support companies in the event of liquidity bottlenecks. Further information is available here:

Special pages of the country

The state of North Rhine-Westphalia has set up a special page with information: The website contains information on the programmes of Bürgschaftsbank NRW and on short-time working. In North Rhine-Westphalia, the Bürgschaftsbank NRW (up to 2.5 million euros per company) and the state guarantee programme (from 2.5 million euros) are available to secure loans. The Bürgschaftsbank enables a 72-hour express guarantee. There are possibilities of compensation for quarantine and equity capital for small businesses.

NRW.BANK's Service Centre advises on corporate development funds by phone on 0211 - 91 741 48 00. Information on short-time working compensation is available from the service hotline for employers: phone 0800 - 45 555 20. The Rhineland Regional Council is responsible for compensation payments for personnel costs for employees affected by quarantine: LVR service number: 0221 809 54 44.

On Thursday, 19 March, the first economic summit of the North Rhine-Westphalia state government during the corona epidemic took place, at which a rescue package worth 25 billion euros was pledged. For more details see the following link: On this site of the state there is also a download area with the measures of the rescue package and the form for applying for tax relief.

Business development advises

The city's economic development agency also provides information on the city's website in German language:

The team of the Service Centre for Business of the Bonn Economic Development Agency is available to Bonn's entrepreneurs for additional information. Consultations take place until further notice by telephone under the call number 0228 774000 or by E-Mail:  wirtschaftsfoerderungbonnde

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