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Coronavirus: helping to support you

Government support for business and self-employed

  • Financial support during coronavirus: measures to support businesses
  • Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme: all UK employers with a PAYE scheme that was created and started on or before 28 February 2020, will be able to access support to continue paying part of their employees’ salary for those that would otherwise have been laid off during this crisis
  • Food businesses: what you need to know about coronavirus and food

The government also offers advice for business and self-employed.


The Self-employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) will support self-employed individuals whose income has been negatively impacted by the outbreak of coronavirus.

The Federation of Small Business (FSB) also offer their members a range of vital business services including advice, financial expertise and support.

Last updated Tuesday, 3rd August 2021

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