Financial Scheme information
COVID-19 financial support for businesses – Find out what financial support you can get for your business.
Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme – The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme ended on 30 September 2021.
You can check a previous claim here
If you cannot pay your tax bill on time
Contact HMRC to discuss support available. HMRC may suggest you pay what you owe in instalments. This is called a Time to Pay arrangement. You can find out more here
Information and assistance
Free information, support and advice for those needing help during Coronavirus
The Heart of the South West Growth Hub
You can also find free support, advice and information on sources of finance, along with assistance on working from home through your local Heart of the South West Growth Hub.
GOV.UK Business Support
Financial support for businesses during coronavirus (COVID-19) – Find out what financial support you can get for your business
HMRC Covid Helpline
HMRC have additional helplines, including one set up to support businesses concerned about not being able to pay their tax due to coronavirus on 0800 0159 559. You can find more details about contacting HMRC online.
The charity Mind provide advice on how to support your mental wellbeing during this difficult period. The Mind website includes practical advice on coping with staying at home and updates on how the new coronavirus laws could affect your rights. There is also useful information for any young person who is currently struggling.
Contact the debt charity Step Change to get expert debt advice and fee-free debt management to help you tackle your debts. You can find out more on their website or phone 0800 138 1111