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Coronavirus Updates

Last updated: 6th April 2020 10:00

This document will be updated with relevant links and Government announcements on support for businesses and employees.

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Useful Links

Coronavirus Business Support website

Scheme information, eligibility requirements, when schemes open and how to apply.  Includes Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme; Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme; Statutory Sick Pay rebates; COVID-19 Corporate Financing Facility.

There is also a dedicated page on which is updated daily, and a good first reference:

COVID-19: Support for Businesses

This page includes details and links for the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme; deferral of VAT and Self-Assessment tax payments; employers’ ability to reclaim Statutory Sick Pay; business rates relief; the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme; the COVID-19 Corporate Financing Facility; Time To Pay service and other measures.

More detail can be found at these locations:

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS)

Statutory Sick Pay (SSP)

Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS)

Coronavirus Large Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CLBILS)

COVID-19 Corporate Financing Facility (CCFF)

Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS)