Here is the current business guidance supplied by the government.
Added on 7 May 2020 – Hardship fund for dairy farmers
Dairy farmers in England can apply for up to £10,000 in cash payments under a scheme to support the industry during the coronavirus pandemic. You can read more here
Added on 5 May 2020 – Updated guidance for working in people’s homes as a trades person, cleaner or nanny
Added on 4 May 2020 – £14 million pound zoo support fund
If you run a licensed zoo or aquarium in England and are experiencing severe financial difficulties because of lost revenue, you can apply for a grant of up to £100,000. You can find out more here
Added on 17 April 2020 – Financial support for England’s fishing business
£9 million will be available for grants to eligible fishing and aquaculture businesses. A further £1 million will be made available to support projects to assist fishermen to sell their catch in local communities. You can find out more here
Added 7 April 2020 – £1.3 million fund to support destination management organisations
The funding will provide immediate financial support to DMO’s who are at severe risk of closure due to the pandemic. Find out more on GOV.UK
Added 6 April 2020 – COVID-19 Advice for Hospitality Sector over the Easter Holidays
Somerset Trading Standards is reminding owners of guest houses, campsites, restaurants, public houses, wine bars, cafes, canteens and other food and drink establishments to remain closed this Easter unless they are providing food for takeaway or delivery only. With very few exceptions they should be closed for commercial use until further notice.
Updated 6 April 2020 – Guidance for employers and businesses on coronavirus (COVID-19)
You can find guidance to assist employers, businesses and their staff in addressing coronavirus (COVID-19) here
Added 1 April 2020 – Farmers, landowners and rural businesses
The latest Information for farmers, landowners and rural businesses during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Read this page for regular updates.
Added 31 March 2020 – Construction workers
Letter from the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, Alok Sharma, to the UK’s construction sector.
Added 23 March 2020 – Producing hand sanitiser and gel for coronavirus (COVID-19)
Temporary changes to the use and supply of denatured alcohol and duty-free spirits, to help businesses who produce hand sanitiser and gel.