Support for businesses

You can find details about the comprehensive package of support being made available to help businesses get through this period, here: https://www.businesssupport.gov.uk/?utm_campaign=business_support_2020&utm_medium=search&utm_source=google&utm_content=search-google-homepage-180220.  The Chancellor also announced on the 3rd April 2020 that he was taking additional steps to support firms affected, by bolstering business interruption loans for small businesses and announcing a new scheme for larger companies, more details relating to which you can find, here: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/chancellor-strengthens-support-on-offer-for-business-as-first-government-backed-loans-reach-firms-in-need.

For businesses that remain open at present, the Government has released new sector-specific guidance for employers during COVID-19, which you can find, here: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/social-distancing-in-the-workplace-during-coronavirus-covid-19-sector-guidance, along with updated guidance to assist employers, businesses and their staff in staying open safely: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/guidance-to-employers-and-businesses-about-covid-19/guidance-for-employers-and-businesses-on-coronavirus-covid-19.