Support for Local Businesses and the Self Employed
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
This is the Government’s main site listing all nationally available packages of support to businesses, and how to apply.
Are you able to offer goods and services to help with the Coronavirus outbreak? https://www.yasminqureshi.org.uk/news/2020/03/26/are-you-able-to-offer-goods-and-services-to-help-with-the-coronavirus-outbreak/
ACAS – information for advice for employers and employees: https://www.acas.org.uk/coronavirus
Bolton Council – Business rates: https://www.bolton.gov.uk/business-rates
Bolton Council – Business Rates Reductions: https://www.bolton.gov.uk/business-rates/business-rates-reductions
Bolton Council – Financial support in response to Covid-19: https://www.bolton.gov.uk/news/article/693/financial-support-due-to-covid-19
Business Growth Hub – a website to share information about the Greater Manchester response to the coronavirus outbreak and to signpost official information and guidance: https://www.businessgrowthhub.com/coronavirus
Federation of Small Businesses
The Federation is a well-established non-profit organisation that campaigns on behalf of its members. They are nationally recognised experts in business and have set up a Coronavirus page on their website with advice and guidance specifically for small and medium size businesses and self-employed workers. They also offer a free webinar (on demand) that explains what financial assistance is available.
Health & Safety Executive: https://www.hse.gov.uk/news/coronavirus.htm
HMRC Tax Helpline
The official helpline to support businesses and self-employed people concerned about not being able to pay their tax due to Coronavirus.
Phone: 0800 024 1222 (Monday to Friday 8am to 4pm)
Information Commissioner: https://ico.org.uk/for-organisations/data-protection-and-coronavirus/
Sage – financial advice for small and medium businesses:- https://www.sage.com/en-gb/coronavirus/
Save a Small Business: https://sasb.today/