A summary of help for businesses & individuals affected by the Coronavirus

This is our summary page with useful links and info to help those affected by the Coronavirus.

HMRC Coronavirus Helpline 0800 0159 559 / 0800 024 1222

The Business Support helpline 0300 456 3565

Our summary of Help for businesses including info on the Job Retention Scheme, VAT payment deferrals, deferrals for filing statutory accounts, applying for finance under the CBILS and grants.

Relaxing of Insolvency Rules and how they help businesses

Deferral of VAT payments for businesses

Job Retention Scheme and how to furlough employees and directors

Applying for a Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan (CBILS)

Help for the self employed including details of the Income Support Scheme

Useful HMRC & council links:

Claiming a grant under the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

Applying for a Business Support Grant with Worcester City Council

Business Grants from Bromsgrove District Council

Business Rate reductions from Worcester Council

Business Rate reductions from Bromsgrove District Council

Statutory Sick Pay – an employer’s guide

HMRC Summary of measures for businesses affected by Coronavirus

Guidance for employers & businesses

Guidance for employees – can your employer use the Job Retention Scheme?

Claiming for your employees’ wages under the Job Retention Scheme

Self employment – claiming a grant through the Income Support Scheme

Self employment – what happens if you can’t pay your tax bill on time

Grant funding for smaller businesses

We are here to help and answer your questions. Contact Julia Gallagher or Anna Madden who will be able to explain what help is available to you as an individual or business and how the latest changes affect you. Announcements are being made daily and we are endeavouring to update our website for the latest news.

Thank you for your patience.