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COVID-19 Support

Help for Businesses: the government continues to announce grant and other schemes to help businesses following the Covid-19 outbreak.  

The most up to date Government advice is available here: 

Covid guidance for businesses

Government and North Somerset Council guidance to help employers, employees and the self-employed understand how to work safely after stage 4 of the lockdown roadmap.

View the guidance for businesses

Small business grants and relief support

Information and FAQ's relating to government grants and rates relief for small, rural, retail, leisure and hospitality businesses.

Grants and Relief Information

Finance support for businesses

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, Bank of England Loan Guarantees, Bounce Back Loan scheme, SME Statutory Sick Pay compensation, Insurance.

Covid-19 Financial support for businesses

Support for self-employed

Self-employment Income Support Scheme, Universal credit application.

Covid-19 Support for self-employed

Sector specific support

Retail Grant, Pubs and Restaurants, Creative industries, Exporting businesses, Construction businesses.

Covid-19 sector specific support

Support for residents

Jobs in North somerset, Benefits and welfare, Redundancies, Online resources.

Support for residents

Other support and how you can help out

Voluntary Action North Somerset, Government Covid-19 response assistance calls

Covid-19 Other support

Online resources for businesses

Guidance on advice to provide to staff, Growth Hub, North Somerset Enterprise agency and other useful links

Covid-19 Online resources for businesses

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