COVID-19 – support and information hub

The impact of Coronavirus – fighting for answers on your behalf

At a time of disruption, we know that businesses need clear, actionable information in order to take critical decisions. The Chamber team is committed to getting answers for Chamber members, and to ensuring that we are representing the needs of our business communities at the heart of government.


Last updated: 03/04/2020, 11.51am

Useful links and support

British Chambers of Commerce Coronavirus Hub
https://www.britishchambers.org.uk/page/coronavirus

Guidance available on Business Rates Grant Schemes
Local authority guidance on business rates grant schemes has just gone live on gov.uk and is available here:
https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-guidance-on-business-support-grant-funding

This guidance sets out details of eligibility and delivery of the Small Business Grants Fund (SBGF) and Retail, Hospitality and Leisure Grant Fund (RHLGF).

Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) details:
https://www.british-business-bank.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/British-Business-Bank-CBILS-FAQs-for-SMEs-FINAL.pdf

COVID19: guidance for emlpoyees, employers and businesses:
https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/guidance-to-employers-and-businesses-about-covid-19

Self employed support:

https://www.businesssupport.gov.uk/self-employment-income-support-scheme/

https://www.businesssupport.gov.uk/self-employment-income-support-scheme-faqs/


Business Support FAQs
https://www.businesssupport.gov.uk/faqs/

The Treasury has updated its Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme guidance, with specific reference to National Insurance and pension contributions for furloughed workers.
https://www.businesssupport.gov.uk/coronavirus-job-retention-scheme/

Local Councils

Cambridge City Council

South Cambs District Council

East Cambs District Council

Fenland District Council

Huntingdonshire District Council

Peterborough City Council

South Kesteven District Council

 

 

Member Offers

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