The network for trade,
training and development
Financial support for businesses during
coronavirus (COVID-19). See also
A Plan for Jobs 2020
The UK government published this policy paper on 8 July setting
out the second phase of its response to the Covid-19 crisis with a
targeted Plan for Jobs.
Self-Employment Income Support Scheme. If
you're eligible and your business has been adversely affected on or
after 14 July 2020, you must make your claim for the second grant
on or before 19 October 2020. (17 August 2020). The Money Saving Expert websitehas useful
advice on applying for this scheme.
Guidance to help employers, employees and the
self-employed understand how to work safely during the
coronavirus pandemic (11 May 2020). Includes specific advice for offices and shops.
Staying alert and safe (social
distancing) - UK Government advice for people in England (11 May
2020). NOTE that the Scottish position is different ie Stay at home and away from
others (physical distancing) - Scottish Government
advice for people in Scotland (11 May 2020).
Emergency powers. The UK Government published guidance on the
Coronavirus Bill (its emergency powers legislation) on 17 March
2020: What the Coronavirus Bill will do. The Bill
received Royal Assent and became law on 25 March 2020: see the UK Parliament website.
UK Government response
FCO travel advice