Coronavirus Help Page

5th May 2020

Below is a growing list of resources that are currently available to people and businesses in response to the impact of the Coronavirus.

Each link will open a new window.

It may be worth bookmarking this page so that you can return to it as and when required and to see updates. Also, check out our Coronavirus Knowledge Hub for further advice and guidance.

Business Support Finder

In addition to the links below, the government has launched a Business Support Finder, an interractive tool that will tell you what support you may be entitled to based on your circumstances.


HMRC helpline


Coronavirus bill before Parliament

Job Retention Scheme legal framework

House of Commons Library briefings

HMRC fast-tracking applications to make hand sanitising products

Help for businesses and individuals

Government Business Support campaign

Job Retention Scheme - extended to 30 June.

Self-employed income support scheme

Covid-19: Support for businesses

Covid-19: guidance for employers and businesses

HMRC helpline to support businesses

Budget 2020 support for those affected by Covid-19

British Business Bank - business interruption loan guarantee scheme

British Business Bank - Large business interruption loan scheme

British Business Bank - Future Fund

British Business Bank - Bounce Back Loans

Business rates relief

Bank of England Covid Corporate Financing Facility

Help and information for individuals and businesses in wales

Working Tax Credits increased from 6 April 2020

Off-payroll working rules delayed until April 2021

Public body payment terms

Grants and other sources of funding

Local Authorities Discretionary Grant

The Business Finance Guide

TechForce19 grants for firms to help people stay at home

Paying your tax bill

If you cannot pay your tax bill

Help with paying your utility bills

Domestic supply of energy help

Help with Tax Credits and reduced hours

Low Incomes Tax Reform Group guidance

Recovery of benefit overpayments suspended

Financial help for the self employed

Employment support allowance for those who are ill

Job seekers allowance

Universal credit

Guide to how UC works for the self employed

Leisure and Tourism, arts

Hospitality workers can apply for a one off grant of £250  (now closed)

Arts Council financial support for artists, creative practitioners and freelancers

Student Finance

Student loans and grants

Landlords and tenants

Complete ban on evictions

Company law

Advice on holding an AGM during the pandemic

Companies House - if you need more time to file your company accounts

Business support groups

The Federation of Small Businesses

ICAEW Coronavirus Hub

Confederation of British Industry

Personal health

NHS Coronavirus page

Department of Health and Social Care

World Health Organisation

Free access to online NHS services

Employer provided welfare services tax free

Working from home

Five ways to work well from home

Pomodoro technique for effective working

Free LinkedIn videos on remote working

Education and childcare

A full list of resources that are currently available for schools amid COVID-19 can be found here.

Travel advice

Foreign Office advice

Latest updates on travel restrictions


Coronavirus scams

Being vigilant about Coronavirus scams

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Should you require help and assistance with your business at this time, please contact your usual Biship Fleming contact in the first instance.


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