Financial support for businesses

Advice for businesses and employees affected by Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Latest government guidance:

Business loans, grants and rate relief

Information about loan schemes available to businesses affected by COVID-19

Business rates payments

Support available for businesses worried about making their payments due to the impact of COVID-19.

Discretionary grant scheme for small business support

The application window has now closed.


Information and latest updates about the government's employee furlough scheme for businesses affected by COVID-19

Sick pay and tax support

Support available for businesses worried about sick pay and tax while affected by COVID-19

Support for the self employed

Information about support available to self-employed individuals affected by COVID-19

Job Support Scheme

The government replacement wage support scheme to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, live from November 2020.