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Coronavirus

The  responses to the Coronavirus Covid-19 pandemic have sometimes differed among the four countries in the United Kingdom. Listed below are links to the main sources of UK and Scottish information.

 

United Kingdom

The United Kingdom Government website contains useful information and guidance relevant to each of the four countries (select the relevant country). See United Kingdom Government website: Coronavirus.

 

Scotland

General

The main source of information and support in Scotland is the Scottish Government website. It contains the latest rules and advice as well as links to other useful resources. See the Scottish Government website: Coronavirus in Scotland.

The Scottish Government published its latest assessment and approach to Coronavirus (COVID-19) in February 2022. See Scotland’s Strategic Framework update.

 

Funding

Information on Coronavirus funding can be found in the Business, Industry and Innovation area of the Scottish Government website:  Find Business Support.

Some funds and support are administered by other bodies including:

Creative Scotland for the creative industries. See Creative Scotland: Funding.

Business Gateway

Local authority advice: See local council websites eg Edinburgh Council advice and Glasgow City Council advice.

 

Other sources of advice

ACAS – the Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service.

Harper Macleod coronavirus advice for business

Citizens Advice Scotland and their service checkmycounciltax.scot is a service for checking for rebates etc on council tax payments

Money Saving Expert advice on consumer rights