Advice and Support for Business
This page gives the latest announcements, advice and guidance from LEPs, Government, and official bodies on the support available to employers and businesses facing cost-of-living challenges.
The Chancellor has delivered his Autumn Statement to increase taxation, cut spending and grow the economy, with the OBR confirming the UK is officially in recession.
Government guidance for business
The government has published guidance for pubs, restaurants,, hairdressers, the visitor economy, and the culture and leisure sector as the Prime Minister further eased lockdown measures for England from 4 July.
Guidance from business sector orgs
The government has published a list of all Business Representative Organisations and Trade Associations providing coronavirus related support for a wide range of specific sectors.
Growth Hubs support local business
England’s 38 LEP Growth Hubs are providing practical support and guidance to the thousands of local employers and businesses across the country facing the challenges caused by the economic impact of the coronavirus.
The Prime Minister announced a ten point plan to drive a 'Green Industrial Revolution' to generate 250,000 jobs and get to net zero by 2050.
Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has moved to protect vital rotes for supplies and people through a coronavirus support package to keep the flow of goods and services running smoothly
The government has set up a website with details of all the business support schemes announced by the Chancellor.
The British Chambers of Commerce have a dedicated 'Coronavirus Hub' to advise and support business.
The CBI has a Coronavirus Hub giving up to date support, intelligence, and guidance for business.
The Public Health England website keeps a daily update on incidences of Coronavirus in UK.