We can hardly help companies that were already in bad shape before the crisis, because we then help many who are going into bankruptcy anyway, ”said Linnemann, who is also chairman of the SME and Economic Union, on Wednesday in the ARD midday magazine . This tightrope walk is difficult, but necessary. The events industry has suffered massive sales losses since the outbreak of the corona pandemic. According to the CDU politician, many organizers were particularly longing for prospects. "I am happy about mayors and district administrators who allow events under corona conditions and hygiene regulations so that the organizers have a small perspective," said Linnemann.
Linnemann: Can't help all companies
After a demonstration by the events industry in Berlin, the deputy chairman of the Union parliamentary group in the Bundestag, Carsten Linnemann (CDU), made it clear that not all companies can expect state support: "It is crucial that we support companies that are doing really well before the crisis who are innovative, who are now also restructuring.