• 5th May 2020
  • co-ordinated-and-connected

There are numerous avenues for help and guidance available for businesses. Some of those that may be helpful are linked here. 


Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme:


Support through the benefit system:



Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (up to £5 million):

Coronavirus Large Business Interruption Loan Scheme (up to £25million):


Small Business Grants Fund and the Retail, Hospitality and Leisure Grant Fund: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-business-support-grant-funding-guidance-for-businesses

For bespoke guidance from HMRC contact their hotline on 0800 015 9559

Expanded business rate retail relief – announced by the government in response to the coronavirus pandemic – is being automatically applied to business rate accounts. Updated bills are being sent out. No application is required but any retail, hospitality or leisure business or organisation that does not get an updated bill, but believes they should get relief, should contact:

localtax.wyc@buckinghamshire.gov.uk for businesses in the Wycombe area.