A community response to the Coronavirus

Support for Businesses

Support for Businesses

Coronavirus (COVID-19) support is available to employers and the self-employed. You may be eligible for loans, tax relief and cash grants. Use this business support finder to see what support is available for you and your business.

Hertfordshire Local Enterprise Partnership and Visit Herts are working in partnership to offer small and micro businesses within the tourism, leisure, hospitality, retail, arts and cultural sectors the chance to unlock between £2000 and £5000 in match funding to help overcome the challenges of Covid-19

Has your business had to close due to the coronavirus outbreak? Hertfordshire County Council’s Trading Standards team have provided advice and guidance for business owners needing support.

Guidance on the operation of expanded retail discount 2020 to 2021 coronavirus response, announced at Budget 2020.

Commercial tenants who cannot pay their rent because of coronavirus will be protected from eviction.

Businesses will be given an additional 3 months to file accounts with Companies House to help companies avoid penalties as they deal with the impact of COVID-19.

This document provides guidance on the closure of all retailers that sell non-essential goods and other non-essential premises, as part of further social distancing measures.

Resources via Communities First St Albans

DCS Home-working protocol – for you to adapt and use

Pandemic Influenza Checklist for Businesses

Public Health England guidance for employers and businesses

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