Coronavirus (COVID-19): Guidance for Employers and Businesses
This section of the website is regularly updated with information and guidance for businesses and employers.
Grants and Funding Programmes
There are many different types of grants and funding available to businesses locally and nationally. To find out what’s available for your business, visit our Finance section.
Financial Support Finder
The Government’s Coronavirus Financial Support Finder tool on GOV.UK asks business owners to fill out a simple online questionnaire, which can take minutes to complete, to be directed to a list of all the financial support they may be eligible for.
COVID-19 Business Support Grants
Local councils are best placed to determine local needs for supporting business recovery. They will exercise their local knowledge and discretion relevant to their economic need to provide grant funding.
Employment and Training
The South East Skills website includes guidance for businesses who are looking to become more tech-savvy in the wake of COVID-19, featuring information on programmes from Amazon, Google Digital Garage and Digital Boost that businesses can take advantage of.