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Covid 19 Information

Covid -19

Here is a selection of useful help and advice available to businesses and individuals.


Budget 2021

VAT deferral new payment scheme

£4.6 billion in new lockdown grants to support businesses and protect jobs

Chancellor extends furlough and loan schemes

Government Loans

Local Authority Grants

How to create a government gateway account

Adding taxes to your government gateway account

Covid-19 Business Update – 24th September 2020

Supporting Jobs

Tourism and Hospitality

Stamp Duty Land Tax: temporary reduced rates

Job Retention Scheme Update

COVID-19 Discretionary Business Grants Scheme

Self-Employment Income Support Scheme extended

Flexible Furloughing

Coronavirus Statutory Sick Pay Rebate Scheme

Check if you can claim a grant through the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme

Recover lost or forgotten Government Gateway ID or password

Apply for a coronavirus Bounce Back Loan

Check if you can claim back Statutory Sick Pay paid to employees due to coronavirus (COVID-19)

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme – Claim for yours employees wages

Self-employment Income Support Scheme

Universal Credit

Time to Pay

VAT Deferral

Support for nursery businesses that pay business rates

Income Tax Deferral for the Self-Employed

New Tax helpline to support businesses affected by coronavirus (COVID-19)

Directors Annual PAYE Scheme/Universal Credit

Covid-19 Business survival guide/Cocooning your business

Support for businesses that pay little or no business rates

Covid-19 Corporate Financing Facility


Small Business Grant Funding

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

Cash Grant for Retail, Hospitality and Leisure

Business Rates Holiday for Retail, Hospitality and Leisure

Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme