There have been a number of support schemes put in place by the government to help business during the current crisis. Here is the latest news with links to more detailed information.
1. SMALL BUSINESS DISCRETIONARY GRANT PAYMENTS
Local authorities have been making grant payments to those eligible businesses.The Government has announced a discretionary fund has been set up to accommodate certain small businesses previously outside the scope of the business grant funds scheme.
2. CORONAVIRUS BUSINESS INTERRUPTION LOAN SCHEME
3. SELF-EMPLOYED INCOME SUPPORT SCHEME
On Friday 1 May 2020 the Government issued the legislation by way of a Direction to introduce the Self-Employed Income Support Scheme. At the same time HMRC issued more detailed guidance on the operation of the scheme.