Government support for UK businesses during the Coronavirus pandemic– as of 30 March 2020

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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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