UK GOVERNMENT & FINANCIAL SUPPORT

If you have travelled, or returned, to the UK from the affected areas since 19 February, please immediately call NHS111 to inform them of your recent travel to the area and stay indoors and avoid contact with other people, even if you do not have symptoms. For more information, follow the links below~:

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PRESS CONFERENCES

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EMPLOYMENT

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FOOD SERVICE

ADVICE AND GUIDANCE

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BUSINESS CONTINUITY

FINANCIAL SUPPORT

INSURANCE

PUBLIC HEALTH AND HYGIENE

TAX

For those who are unable to pay due to Coronavirus, HMRC will discuss your specific circumstances to explore:

  • Agreeing an instalment arrangement
  • Suspending debt collection proceedings
  • Cancelling penalties and interest where you have administrative difficulties contacting or paying HMRC immediately

The helpline number is 0800 0159 559 – and is an addition to other HMRC phone contact numbers. Opening hours are Monday to Friday 8am to 8pm, and Saturday 8am to 4pm. The helpline will not be available on Bank Holidays

BUSINESS RATES

GRANTS

C.B.I.L.S.

The Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) is now available through participating lenders:

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

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COVID-19 FOR THE NIGHT-TIME INDUSTRY

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SUPPORT #THEBIGFREEZE

NTIA Supports The Big Freeze – A Simple Solution for an Unprecedented Situation – No Time for Big Headlines with poor detail from Govt – Join the NTIA in writing to the PM & Chancellor to adopt ‘The Big Freeze’ – Follow our Instructions through the link below to message them in support of the Campaign – Ensure you message everyone in your contacts/database and networks to do the same!

SUPPORT FROM INDUSTRY EXPERTS

Practical information on Corona Virus

ACAS consistently updates its information on the Covid-19 situation; they detail info on social distancing and vulnerable workers, updates on working from home, school closures, mental health, lay-offs, short-time working and advice for employers who have to close workplaces temporarily.

ACAS live Twitter Q&A session

Tune in to ACAS’s live Q&A on Friday at 10.30am.  Send your questions in advance to @acasorguk #AskAcas.

ACAS webinar for employers

View all scheduled online webinars below:

ACAS Resources

ACAS’ recommended resource for information on COVID-19:

Free Coronavirus Online Training for Hospitality & Retail

CPL Learning are providing 2 free online courses to support hospitality and retail businesses in contingency planning and best practices during the COVID-19 pandemic. The courses will help you identify a checklist of actions to consider and communicate to employees. Check them out below:

Mental Health & Wellbeing

Getahead Festival goes virtual! As we all rapidly readapt to working remotely, managing our mental health and wellbeing is more important than ever before. Join Getahead Festival and let their team of wellbeing experts take you on a journey of health, development and fun. Click ‘SIGN UP’ to find out more.

Leading wellbeing coach Chevy Rough shares his tips for managing stress and preserving energy through this difficult time. No matter what your personal situation may be right now, no matter how this pandemic is affecting you and yours, its important to know that there are so many brilliant resources out there to help and support us all through it. Click ‘READ MORE’ to view suggestions that could help you.