Additional funding given to local councils in England should extend north of the border, Finance Secretary Kate Forbes has said.
Businesses which remain open but have suffered a loss in trade due to the new coronavirus restrictions will be able to claim for a Government support grant.
Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the UK Government has continued to act with speed to protect Scottish companies and safeguard jobs.
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Cash grants will be available to businesses ordered to close due to local lockdowns in England, the Government has said.
DC Thomson Media is launching the Food & Drink Fund, a unique advertising support initiative to boost Scottish food and drink businesses as they re-open after lockdown.
More than £29 million has been given out to businesses in the north-east to assist during the coronavirus pandemic.
Council chiefs in Aberdeen have dealt with more than 98% of applications for coronavirus crisis grants.
Almost 1,200 north-east businesses have secured £13.5 million in coronavirus support.