Coronavirus: Government support for UK businesses (30 March 2020)

Business owners should take advice from an expert commercial solicitor on specific contracts and how the issues set out could apply to their own business. 

There are a number of sources of information on the internet that can be consulted for more general guidance some of which will be updated on a regular basis.  General guidance can be found by navigating from

Sources of specific support are listed below in alphabetical order by topic and include:

Accommodation providers

Bank lending

Business loan interruption scheme

Business rates

Business rates review

Business rents

Business support grant funding

Businesses trading internationally

Compulsory closure of businesses–2

Corporate financing facility

Data protection

Essential travel

Financial support

Grant schemes

Intellectual property

Job retention scheme

Landlord and tenant

Late filing of accounts

Laying workers off


Mass gatherings

Mortgage lending forbearance

MoT testing for vehicles

Moving home

Online sick note scheme

Operating as a food take away business

Public Health England dashboard


Statutory sick pay

Staying at home

Travel update

Universal credit

World Health Organisation Dashboard:

The contents of this article are for the purposes of general awareness only. They do not purport to constitute legal or professional advice.

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