The network for trade,
training and development
The UK Government has published the 'COVID-19 Response - Summer 2021', setting out
the roadmap out of the current lockdown for England. (5 July
Financial support for businesses during
coronavirus (COVID-19). See also
Self-employment Income Support Scheme. The
online service for the fifth grant is now available. If you're
self-employed or a member of a partnership and have been impacted
by coronavirus (COVID-19) you may be eligible to claim the grant.
You must make your claim on or before 30 September 2021. (Updated
28 July 2021). The Money Saving Expert website has
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 and updates).
For guidance for Scotland, see Coronavirus (COVID-19): creating and maintaining
safer workplaces. (15 December 2020 and updates)
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
FCDO foreign travel advice