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