Support for businesses - Coronavirus

Local support

Grants for small businesses

The scheme announced by the Government relating to small business grants will be dealt with by your local borough or district council

SEMLEP Growth Hub

Advice for businesses in Northamptonshire is being co-ordinated by the SEMLEP Growth Hub:

Government support for businesses

The Government has made a full range of business support measures available to UK businesses and employees:

Coronavirus business support

Support for the self-employed: Claim a grant

On 26 March, the Government announced details of a scheme for self-employed people to claim a taxable grant to cover lost income due to the Coronavirus situation.

Self-employed scheme (Gov.UK)

Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS)

CBILS is a new scheme that can provide facilities of up to £5m for smaller businesses across the UK who are experiencing lost or deferred revenues, leading to disruptions to their cashflow.

HM Revenue and Customs advice

HMRC has established a helpline for the self-employed and businesses affected.

Please call 0800 024 1222 if you need help and advice.

Looking after our mental health

Mental Health Europe have provided 8 top tips to look after our mental health around COVID-19.

8 ways to look after your mental health

Homeworking support

Mates in Mind have created guidance on how to work from home effectively for both staff and managers supporting their staff: