The government has launched a public information campaign, "Real Help for Businesses Now", following the launch on the 14th January of the government's SME finance package. The campaign brings together, in one place, information about government help for businesses during the recession and how to access this - including business health checks, free training, HMRC help with delaying tax payments and loan guarantees.

To obtain details contact a Business Link adviser on 0845 600 9 006 or go to the web portal: file://www.businesslink.gov.uk/realhelp .