Support for Businesses

Please see a list of explanatory resources below that outline the support for businesses from the UK Government during this difficult time:

  • Guidance on social distancing in the workplace now live here.

  • This Government page help businesses find out how to access the support that has been made available, who is eligible, when the schemes open and how to apply. Details here.

  • A new, specific, Business Support Page from government now live here.

  • The Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) is now live full details can be seen here.

  • Full information about the government response and guidance for businesses and staff can be found here.

  • Information and support from ICAEW can be viewed here.

  • The British Chambers of Commerce is having twice-weekly calls with the Business Secretary to assess the impact on businesses and has launched a website to assist the wider Chamber network including a comprehensive FAQs on all sources of government help.

  • Temporary measures have been put into place by the Government for businesses who already produce and businesses wanting to help produce hand sanitiser and gel. Full details here.

Support from Your Local Area Authority

Below are links to each of Greater Manchester's local authority's advice pages.